10 months Maduro woos opposition, plans congressional elections Manilatimes |World
CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was willing to negotiate with the opposition and hold early congressional elections, in a concession as opponents plan another big demonstration. “I am ready to sit down at the negotiating table with the opposition so that we could talk for the good of Venezuela,” Maduro told Russia’s RIA Novosti in an interview in Caracas, the agency reported Wednesday. “It would be very good to conduct parliamentary elections at an earlier stage. It would be a good form of political discussion,” Maduro said, according to the Russian state news agency. But at the same ... more