Donald Trump said he rejected an offer to hold a meeting with Nicolás Maduro
United States. – Donald Trump Said his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro (Nicolás Maduro) asked for a meeting “a few months ago” but he refused He believes this is due to “horrible things” that have happened in the Caribbean countries.
The President of the United States said in an interview aired on CBS today: “A few months ago, he wanted to meet.”
Donald Trump decided to say “no” to Maduro’s request because “A lot of very terrible things have happened in Venezuela.”
Trump said: “This is the richest country in the world, and this is a very important part of the world. Now, you see poverty, you see pain, you see crime, so I think this process is unfolding. Huge, Very big protest.”
Nicolás Maduro told the Russian news agency RIANóvosti that he is willing to have a dialogue with Trump “privately, publicly, in the United States, Venezuela or wherever he wants.”Have an open agenda, “all the problems the White House wants to solve.
The President of Venezuela had previously asked Trump to engage in a dialogue. The dialogue began to meet with Maduro during the last UN General Assembly in New York in September, but ultimately did not hold a meeting.
Since Maduro returned to assume office on January 10 due to elections questioned by the international community, tensions between the United States and Venezuela have increased.
Donald Trump reiterated today that military options are still under discussion and his name was not mentioned, but he praised Juan Guaidó, head of the Venezuelan parliament. Juan Guaidó declared himself the country’s interim president on January 23 after considering the inauguration of the adult president.
Juan Guaidó has appointed several ambassadors, including his US representatives Carlos Vecchio and Julio Borges as representatives of the Lima Group , The group includes more than a dozen countries on the American continent.
Vecchio, Borges and other representatives of Guaidó met with Vice President Mike Pence in Washington this week to discuss the deployment of humanitarian assistance.
The US government was the first government to recognize Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela. In response, Maduro severed diplomatic relations with Washington.