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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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UN Security Council supports respect for territorial integrity, international law- Guyana

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday unanimously supported respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity and international law, at a closed door meeting that Guyana requested to address Venezuela’s moves to possibly seize the Essequibo Region. “I think Venezuela found it hard to find a friend,” a source told Demerara Waves Online News on condition of anonymity. “I think the ...

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