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Syrians in Venezuela protest trade with Assad
Anger expressed over Hugo Chavez's continued support for Syrian president amid crackdown.
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2012 04:08

As the violence in Syria rages, the government is preparing to receive its third shipment of diesel from one of country's allies, Venezuela. The shipments are part of a 2010 agreement where Venezuela receives Syrian products like olive oil.

Syrians in the Latin American country are now speaking out against the government for giving a lifeline to President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

Al Jazeera’s Rachel Levin reports from Caracas.

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