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Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan addresses the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs September 23, 2019 Good afternoon. Thank you, Mr. President, Vice-Presidents, and delegates. Today’s meeting of Western Hemisphere democratic countries marks a turning point for the horrific crisis in Venezuela. Your presence here sends a resounding message that freedom ...
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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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