Trump commented on the possibility of meeting with Maduro

The US President Donald trump said that could think of meeting the leader of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, but not now.

According to trump, he "was not necessarily a supporter" of the idea of recognition by the President of opposition leader Juan Guido. Last year, Guido illegally declared himself the head of Venezuela.

"Some liked it, some didn't. To me it was normal. I do not think that somehow it mattered," said trump.

In Venezuela, 21 January 2019, the mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro shortly after the oath of office. The head of the National Assembly, controlled by the opposition, Juan Guido illegally declared himself interim head of state. A number of Western countries led by the US announced its recognition of Guido. In turn, Maduro called the head of the Parliament a puppet of the US. Russia, China, Turkey and several other countries have supported Maduro as the legitimate President. In Moscow called "presidential status" of Guido non-existent.