Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela on February 14, 2019. Photo: AP

US envoy Elliott Abrams had secret meetings with Venezuela diplomat, says President Maduro

  • While White House sharpened its rhetoric against South American country, Trump’s envoy met foreign minister in New York twice, Venezuelan leader said
  • Maduro hailed help from China and Russia and said Asia ‘buying larger volumes’ of oil every year would keep Caracas running
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an interview with Associated Press at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela on February 14, 2019. Photo: AP
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