Maduro seeks Islamic nations’ support in row with US

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation shared values that could address global challenges. – EPA pic, September 11, 2017.

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro yesterday sought to rally the Islamic world’s support for his country in its confrontation with the United States.  

“The Venezuelan people, especially in the last six months, have witnessed invasions and interventions by the United States, but we will resist those pressures by maintaining our unity,” Maduro said at a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Astana.  

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