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U.S. considers sanctions to restrict Visa, Mastercard in Venezuela - official


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering imposing financial sanctions that could prohibit Visa Inc , Mastercard Inc and other financial institutions from processing transactions in Venezuela, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday.

The move, which has not been finalised, would represent another step in tightening the financial noose on the government of President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters.

   

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