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Venezuela has not told U.N. it is changing representative

NEW YORK – 29 November 2017: Venezuela's government has not officially notified the United Nations of any changes to its representation at the organization, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday.
Four sources told Reuters on Wednesday that Rafael Ramirez, a former oil czar turned U.N. diplomat, had been sacked from his post amid a broad oil industry anti-corruption campaign.