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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is willing to meet with US President Donald trump. This was stated by the foreign Minister of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, reports “Interfax”.
“If need be meet even with the devil himself to ensure that relations between our countries are peaceful, we’ll do it,” he said.
Earlier on January 28 it became known that trump was considering the possibility of military action in Venezuela. In the words of Senator Lindsey Graham, the US President said he did not want another invasion, but allows for the use of force to protect “our security interests”.
January 27, the U.S. Embassy staff in Venezuela have fled the country. In turn, Caracas began the process of withdrawal of the Embassy staff in Washington.
Maduro rejected the ultimatum of the European countries, demanded to hold new elections and threatened otherwise to admit the head of the state opposition leader Juan Guido, proclaimed himself interim President on 23 January, amid protests. In support of it have already expressed the USA, Canada and several Latin American countries, later joined by Israel, and 28 Jan — Australia.
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