OAS will visit the border with Venezuela to assess the crisis


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed that representatives of 17 countries of the Organization of American States (OAS) arrive today in Colombia to evaluate the migratory situation of the border between Colombia and Venezuela.

The first tour of the representatives will be done by Maicao and Paraguachón, in La Guajira. Then they will visit Cúcuta and the international bridge Simón Bolívar, located in Villa del Rosario, Norte de Santander.

"This visit to Colombia, for two days, ambassadors accredited to the Organization of American States is a further step in the strategy put forward by the government of President Ivan Duque to show the regional dimension of the migrant crisis from Venezuela, as well as the characteristic of this migration crisis, "said Chancellor Carlos Holmes Trujillo.

The head of diplomacy added that he hopes that from that visit and from the report he is preparing for the OAS, further actions will be taken to obtain resources that will allow Colombia to carry out emergency interventions in the most critical points that they receive. impact of the migration crisis.

The visit will include representatives from Argentina, Belize, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, United States, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia and Uruguay, announced the Colombian government sources.

They accuse Colombia of lively

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza insisted on accusing the Colombian authorities of being "living experts" of the "international system", after it was announced that he expects resources for the Venezuelan exodus after the visit of the Organization of the American States (OAS).

"The Colombian authorities agree with us every day: they are experts in the international system.In Venezuela we never ask the world to participate and conquer more than 5 million Colombian brothers," said Arreaza, who at the beginning of this month launched the same accusation against President Iván Duque.



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