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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s new “petro” cryptocurrency will attract investment from Turkey, Qatar, the United States and Europe, the country’s cryptocurrency regulator, Carlos Vargas, told reporters on Friday.

The first sale of petros is scheduled for Tuesday.

Reporting by Vivian Sequera; writing by Brian Ellsworth; editing by Jonathan Oatis