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Soldiers advance on demonstrators attacking a police station during an anti-government protest in San Cristobal, Venezuela (AP)

Soldiers advance on demonstrators attacking a police station during an anti-government protest in San Cristobal, Venezuela (AP)

Soldiers advance on demonstrators attacking a police station during an anti-government protest in San Cristobal, Venezuela (AP)

US President Barack Obama has issued an executive order declaring Venezuela a national security threat.

Reuters