Unformatted text preview: July 24 2013, US still up for warming Venezuela ties after fresh row, http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130724/usstillwarmingvenezuelatiesafterfreshrow#1,PS) The United States said Wednesday it is still open to improving ties with Venezuela after Caracas called off the rapprochement, accusing Washington of meddling in its internal affairs.¶ The two nations which were often at odds during the 14year rule of the recently deceased Hugo Chavez had hinted at warmer ties after a meeting of top diplomats last month.¶ But then Venezuela reacted angrily to a statement by Samantha Power tapped to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations who vowed to stand up to APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE
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CFJPV "repressive regimes" and challenge the "crackdown on civil society being carried out in countries like Cuba, Iran, Russia, and Venezuela."¶ President Nicolas Maduro the handpicked successor to the leftist Chavez then accused Washington of meddling in Venezuela's affairs, condemning its "imperialist attitude." ¶ Washington has yet to recognize Maduro's victory in a disputed April election to replace Chavez.¶
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