Caracas seeks UN support against ‘military aggression’

UNITED NATIONS

Feb 22, 2019-

Venezuela’s UN Mission is inviting ambassadors of 46 countries to an informal meeting Friday with Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza to underline the UN Charter’s commitment to noninterference in a nation’s internal affairs and oppose “threats of military aggression.”

The invitation, obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, includes a proposed letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressing “serious concerns” at what it says are “threats to use force” against Venezuela in violation of the UN Charter.

Venezuela’s Mission asked the 46 countries to consider signing the letter. It also supports calls for Venezuela’s political crisis to be settled “through peaceful means” and “a genuine and inclusive process of national dialogue.”litical solution among Venezuelans and stop “all calls for a military solution.” (AP)

Published: 22-02-2019 10:29

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