|Maduro tells Obama to accept independence of Latin American countries||
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has advised U.S. President Barack Obama to accept the independence of Latin American countries and to stop meddling in their internal affairs.
Maduro also invited Obama to join him in talks aimed at resolving the problems between the two countries, BBC reported.
Maduro said the meeting would help "put the truth out on the table".
He has accused US conservatives and media organizations of plotting to overthrow his government.
In a news conference on Friday, Maduro said: "I call for a dialogue between Venezuela and the United States and its government.
"Let's initiate a high-level dialogue and let's put the truth out on the table."
The dialogue will be "difficult and complex", Maduro said, until the American government accepted "the full autonomy and independence of Latin America".
On Sunday Venezuela expelled three U.S. diplomats accused of meeting violent groups linked to the opposition.
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