Puebla Group on the Deployment of US Military Forces on Venezuelan Maritime Borders (Statement)

The Puebla Group denounces the deployment of US military forces on the maritime borders of the Venezuelan Caribbean, under the aegis of the alleged fight against drug trafficking.

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The Puebla Group rejects the use of force and the threat of actions in violation of International Law and alerts both the Secretary General and the United Nations Security Council to the escalation of tensions in the area at a time when all of our hemisphere should be jointly and severally focused on addressing the human consequences of COVID-19 as a top priority.

Signed on April 2, 2020

  • Celso Amorim
  • Karol Cariola
  • Rafael Correa
  • Marco Enriquez-Ominami
  • José Miguel Insulza
  • Camilo Lagos
  • Guillaume Long
  • Clara Lopez
  • Fernando Lugo
  • Daniel Martinez
  • Aloizio Mercadante
  • Alejandro Navarro
  • Carlos Ominami
  • Beatriz Paredes
  • Carol Proner
  • Maximiliano Reyes
  • Gabriela Rivadeneira
  • José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
  • Ernesto Samper
  • Carlos Sotelo
  • Jorge Taiana
  • Monica Xavier

Source URL: Grupo de Puebla

Translated by JRE/EF