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Former oil executives get prison sentence in Venezuela, US calls for their release

(Reuters) – A Venezuelan court sentenced six former executives of U.S. refiner Citgo to prison after finding them guilty of corruption charges on Thursday.

The officials were arrested in November 2017 after being called into a meeting at the Caracas office of state oil company PDVSA, which owns Citgo. They were accused of crimes such as embezzlement, money laundering and conspiracy.

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