Mysterious Turkish Firm Helped Maduro Move $900 Million in Gold

Source:Bloomberg Date:09Feb2019

While the article does solid investigative workto uncover the Turkey-Venezuela gold trade, it is actually about the trobuled Turkey-US relationship and whether it cna be improved.    

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As gold trade booms, Venezuela eyes stronger Turkey ties

Source:al Jazeera Date:22Jan2019

However, it is the gold trade with Turkey that has caught the eye, with US officials claiming some of the proceeds may be being funnelled to Iran, another Maduro backer, in breach of sanctions.

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Erdogan’s Venezuela adventure turns into another bargaining chip

Source:Global Americans Date:11Dec2018

Aside from the fact that Erdogan’s visit was the first-ever visit by a Turkish head of state to Venezuela, Erdogan’s visit bluntly demonstrates Turkey’s determination to strengthen its bilateral

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Treasury official points finger at Turkey over Venezuelan gold trade

Source:UPI Date:25Oct2018

US doesn’t let up the pressure on Turkey:   The United States should publicize Turkey’s involvement in the Venezuelan gold industry, a Treasury Department official said

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