Washington 0
5 October 2020

The U.S. Southern Command’s Commander Craig Faller argued that Iran’s involvement in Venezuela had “grown in intensity” and assessed: “Iran sees an ability and opportunity to create mischief here in our neighbourhood in this hemisphere, and also an opportunity for economic and other leverage… It’s not just oil deliveries”. “Iran has also opened a supermarket chain in Venezuela… and is increasing its military-to-military involvement there. That includes sending members of Iran’s Quds Force, which gathers intelligence and engages in unconventional warfare, to the continent”, Faller was quoted as saying.

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