Colombia Claims Venezuela Is Working to Acquire Missiles from Iran

August 21, 2020

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MercoPress

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  • Venezuela

Colombian President Ivan Duque claimed that Venezuela was attempting to obtain missiles from Iran. Duque cited reports from "international intelligence agencies." According to Duque, Venezuela had yet to acquire the missiles, but the country had tasked Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino with overseeing missile-related engagement with Iran.