Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends an event with supporters at Plaza Bolivar square in downtown Caracas, Venezuela February 1, 2018. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY
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