Despite the resolution propagated by Old and bearded and support Bolivia, Mexico and 8 countries to revoke the representative’s right of acceptance Juan QuitoAs a member of the Organization of American States (OAS), was rendered ineffective by the consideration of the petition this Wednesday Venezuela Even after voting I feel part of the regional assembly 19 votes in favour, 4 against and 9 abstentions.
The proposal required the support of two-thirds of the legislature, meaning 24 abstentions, a number that was not reached, and the issue would not be resolved.
Gustavo Dare, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s representative to the OAS has announced he will not participate in the OAS General Assembly after the 11-nation group showed its intention to expel him from the regional forum.
Did not travel to Dar LimaThe 34 member states are gathering there for the annual assembly starting this Wednesday.
The decision comes in the face of “rejection by some countries in the region” of Quito, who is recognized by the United States, Canada and dozens of other countries as Venezuela’s interim president, according to a statement issued by the opposition.
The debate at the organization’s General Assembly has sidelined human rights and focused on “the credentials of our representatives,” the letter added.
Tare’s decision comes a day after the group of countries included Mexico, Bolivia and Antigua and Barbuda, They submitted a draft resolution seeking a vote in the General Assembly to revoke Venezuela’s presence in the OAS.
At the organization’s last meeting, in November last year, Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia rejected the presence of Guaidó’s ambassador.
The document proposes that the “acceptance of a permanent representative” appointed by the Venezuelan opposition should be revoked and that Venezuela should no longer be considered part of the OAS. A resolution must receive 18 votes to be approved.
The regional body accepted Tare as Venezuela’s representative in April 2019, giving Quito a boost after a plenary session declared Maduro’s current mandate illegal.
In 2017, the regime of Nicolás Maduro made a formal request to withdraw his country from the OAS.
On the other hand, Peruvian Foreign Minister Cesar Landa was elected President of the fifty-second session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Thursday.
“On behalf of the government and people of Peru, you receive a very warm welcome to this historic city of Lima (…) which unites us at an important moment for our region to fight together against equality and discrimination”, Landa said after his election.
Minister of Peru It was suggested by the representatives of Antigua and Barbuda, seconded by Argentina, and then ratified by acclamation.
Landa recalled that this was the third time Peru had “committed” to organizing a General Assembly, and the first since the pandemic, which almost forced it to be held.
“I would like to thank the General Assembly for accepting this appointment and trusting me to fulfill such a worthy responsibility,” he said.
(with information from EFE)
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