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Secretary Pompeo Press Statement

The United States Joins the Interim Government of Venezuela and Other Countries in Invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance   PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 The United States joins the Interim Government of Venezuela and ten other countries in invoking the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR). This ...
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States Parties to the TIAR Approve Establishment of Organ of Consultation

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo September 11, 2019 Thank you Chair, and we are very pleased that the OAS is discussing this historic opportunity to work with our regional partners to insist on the peaceful restoration of democracy in Venezuela. Colleagues, today is September 11, the anniversary of the terrorist attack that prompted the last ...
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OAS Condemns Lifting of Parliamentary Immunity of Venezuelan Deputies

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo September 11, 2019 We appreciate the work of Colombia and other countries bringing this important issue to the attention of the Permanent Council. Colleagues, let us be honest about what we are talking about here: the deliberate and systematic destruction of democracy in Venezuela. The illegitimate Maduro regime has undermined, ...
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OAS Addresses Narco-terrorism’s Challenges to Democratic Institutions

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo September 11, 2019 Thank you, Chair, and thank you to Foreign Minister Holmes-Trujillo and to the Government of Colombia for bringing this crucial issue to the attention of the Permanent Council. The United States stands resolutely with the Government of Colombia, President Duque, and the Colombian people in their efforts ...
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OAS Remembers 9/11

Remarks by Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative Alexis Ludwig September 11, 2019 Thank you, Madame Chair. I would be remiss if I did not take the opportunity of this Permanent Council meeting to mention two signal event that mark this date – September 11 – in our memories. Eighteen years ago today all the member states ...
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