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UN Security Council concerned about “possible escalation” of Guyana-Venezuela tensions

The 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is concerned about the possible escalation of tensions between Venezuela and Guyana. The Council met on April 11 at the request of Guyana’s President, Irfaan Ali amid heightened moves by Venezuela. They included the approval of a law that effectively sets the basis for Venezuela to seize Guyana’s Essequibo Region. Following is the ...

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