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Saturday, August 26, 2006

Chavez Calls Chinese Oil Deal “Great Wall” Against US…

The Guardian Jonathan Watts August 25, 2006 at 09:19 PM

China and Venezuela, two of the biggest nations on Washington's worry list, drew closer together yesterday with the signing of trade agreements that the Venezuelan president called a "Great Wall" against American hegemonism.

A million-barrel a day oil deal and a promise by China to back Venezuela's bid to join the United Nations security council were the main fruits of a week of meetings in Beijing, ending with talks between Hugo Chávez and the Chinese prime minister, Wen Jiabao, yesterday.



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