Venezuela's president sees opportunity for better U.S. ties

April 10, 2015 12:58 AM

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Venezuela's president sees opportunity for better U.S. ties

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday said he saw an opportunity to improve strained ties with the United States, softening his stance toward U.S. President Barack Obama in the run-up to a hemispheric summit in Panama.

The two nations historically tense relations took a turn for the worse last month when Washington slapped sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials over alleged human rights violations and declared the OPEC nation a security threat.

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