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Venezuelan leader ties the knot

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and his long-time companion, former attorney general Cilia Flores, have married in a civil ceremony.

Mr Maduro made the announcement on state TV during a meeting with allied governors.

The two wed in a ceremony presided over by the ruling socialists' Caracas mayor, Jorge Rodriguez. Mr Maduro tweeted photos.

Mr Maduro and Ms Flores have been a couple for two decades, ever since the failed 1992 coup led by the late president Hugo Chavez. Mr Chavez's long-time foreign minister and chosen successor, Mr Maduro, 50, was elected president on April 14.

Ms Flores has three children, Mr Maduro one, both from previous unions.

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