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Maduro Sounds Conciliatory but Warns: U.S. Intervention Would Be Worse Than Vietnam

Jan 30, 2019 - The New York Times

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela warned Americans in a video posted on Wednesday that intervening in his country “would lead to a Vietnam worse than they can imagine.”

The video, posted on his social media accounts, came out on the same day Mr. Maduro gave an interview to Russia’s RIA news agency in which he seemed more conciliatory, saying he was open to talks with the country’s opposition but rejecting calls for a new election.

“I am ready to ...