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Maduro uses Venezuelan Independence Day to call for dialogue, Guaido whines he will denounce ‘dictator’

Maduro uses Venezuelan Independence Day to call for dialogue, Guaido whines he will denounce ‘dictator’

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for reconciliation and talks with the US-backed opposition that has repeatedly tried to unseat him, while its leader Juan Guaido doubled down on denouncing Maduro’s “dictatorship.” “There is room for all of us within Venezuela,” Maduro said in an Independence Day speech on Friday to a group of senior military officials in Caracas, continuing to push for resuming mediated talks with his recalcitrant rival, who declared himself president in January with Washington’s backing. “We must all give up something in order to reach an agreement,” Maduro said. The latest round of talks in Oslo, Norway was cancelled following the death of former naval captain Rafael Acosta in prison a week after he was arrested on charges of treason for allegedly plotting to overthrow Maduro. While the opposition claims Acosta was tortured in custody, Commander Remigio Ceballos announced without naming him that the military “regretted the events related to the loss of…
Source: Maduro uses Venezuelan Independence Day to call for dialogue, Guaido whines he will denounce ‘dictator’

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