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Chavez: Venezuela May Not Buy U.S. Jets

President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that Venezuela would consider buying Russian or Chinese warplanes if the United States fails to honor a contract to supply his country with parts for its F-16 jets. The Venezuelan leader also accused Washington of blocking Venezuela’s acquisition of Super Tucano military planes from Brazil because the jets are built with U.S. technology. “The contract for Brazil to make us some planes, which are for training, could not be signed because of the United States,” said Chavez, speaking to hundreds of soldiers at military fort in Caracas. Full Story

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