Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday called US Vice President Mike Pence a “poisonous viper” and vowed to defeat what he called Washington’s attempts to force him from power. Maduro’s lash-out at the US Vice President came in response to his call for Latin America to isolate Venezuela.
Pence, who arrived in Ecuador on Wednesday as part of a tour of South America, is seeking to boost regional pressure on Venezuela following Maduro’s reelection in May in a vote that the United States said was fraudulent.
“Every time the poisonous viper Mike Pence opens his mouth, I feel stronger,” the socialist leader said [READ MORE HERE]
Source: EU Times