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FILE PHOTO: A state oil company PDVSA’s logo is seen at a gas station in Caracas, Venezuela May 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said he had signed a decree extending an “energy emergency” declaration in the country’s oil industry for another year, citing U.S. sanctions on state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela.

Reporting by Vivian Sequera in Caracas and Luc Cohen in New York

Source: Reuters