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Defense officials warned PM against recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader

Defense officials initially warned against Israel recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president over fears of the possible repercussions the country’s Jewish community might face at the hands of President Nicolas Maduro, Channel 13 reports.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office denied the report and asserted that the decision to back Guaido was made with the support of the defense establishment.

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