September 25, 2018 / 4:49 PM / 7 months ago

Venezuela's Maduro calls U.S. sanctions an honor, thanks Trump

FILE PHOTO: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro talks to the media during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday said U.S. sanctions on his wife and key allies were an honor coming from his ideological foe Donald Trump.

“Thank you Donald Trump,” Maduro said during a broadcast on state television.

Reporting by Alexandra Ulmer

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