Embattled Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro has claimed the Trump administration is an “extremist group” that is dominated by the Ku Klux Klan.
In an interview with the BBC, Mr Maduro branded Donald Trump’s authorities a “gang of extremists” as he accused the White Home of warmongering.
“They are warmongering in order to take over Venezuela,” he stated.
Mr Maduro additionally known as for the world to “wake up” to the “aggression” in opposition to his nation.
Within the interview, he stated he hoped “this extremist group in the White House is defeated by powerful world-wide public opinion”.
Talking in Caracas, he stated: “It’s a political war, of the United States empire, of the interests of the extreme right that today is governing, of the Ku Klux Klan, that rules the White House, to take over Venezuela.”
Requested if Donald Trump is a white supremacist, Mr Maduro stated: “He is, publicly and brazenly.
“He has inspired fascist tendencies, the neo-fascists and the neo-Nazis in the US, in Europe and in Latin America.
“It’s an extremist grouping that hates the world. They hate us and belittle us as a result of they solely consider in their very own pursuits and within the pursuits of the US.”
He added: “On this battle we’re preventing for Venezuela, I’m telling you it’s a battle that goes additional than our nation.
“I name upon the folks of the world to get up, open your eyes to see it is an aggression in opposition to a peaceable nation.”
Protesters returned to the streets on Tuesday, three weeks after opposition chief Juan Guaido invoked a constitutional provision to imagine the presidency.
Whereas most Western counties, together with the US, have recognised Mr Guaido as Venezuela’s president, Mr Maduro has retained management of state establishments together with the army.