Venezuela Has Released 7 Jailed Americans, Biden Says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Venezuela has released seven jailed Americans, U.S. President Joe Biden said on Saturday.

U.S. officials said the five detained executives of Citgo Petroleum, Marine veteran Matthew Heath and Osman Khan were released in exchange for the United States freeing two relatives of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk and Matt Spetalnick; Writing by Daphne Psaledakis and Kanishka Singh; editing by Diane Craft)

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