'I don't want problems' with Trump, says Venezuela's Maduro

February 16, 2017 01:16

CARACAS - Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday that he wanted to avoid confrontation with new US President Donald Trump.

"I don't want problems with the Trump administration," Maduro said in a speech, after Trump held various conversations with other Latin American leaders expressing concern over Venezuela. "We want respectful relations with the new administration."

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