Chavez Wants To "Reset" Relations With U.S.

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From USA Today:

President Hugo Chavez said Saturday he hopes to "reset" relations with the United States at an upcoming summit.

Despite recent criticism of President Barack Obama, Chavez said he wants to bring relations between the two governments back to a "rational level."

"I'll be willing to press the reset button," he said in an early morning telephone call to Venezuelan state television from Iran. "I hope that will be the policy of President Obama."


But Chavez said Saturday that the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago from April 17-19 could "be the place to reset all types of relations between the United States and Venezuela."

Chavez employed a metaphor first used by Vice President Joe Biden in February, when he said the U.S. would need to "press the reset button" on its relations with Russia.

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