Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez gives a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Havana on February 19, 2019 where he denied US President Donald Trump's claim of Cuban troops in Venezuela. - Cuba rejected Tuesday the "despicable" accusation by Trump that it has troops in Venezuela defending socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. On Monday, Trump claimed that Maduro was being "protected by a private army of Cuban soldiers." "Let him show the evidence. Our government rejects this slander in the strongest and most categorical terms," said Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. (Photo by Yamil LAGE / AFP)        (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)