CARICOM leaders support referral to ICJ to resolve Guyana/Venezuela border controversy

António Guterres

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have offered their support to the decision to use the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to resolve the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela.

The communiqué, issued at the conclusion of the 29th Inter-sessional meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government, February 26th to 27th, stated that the members of the community “expressed their full confidence in the decision of the United Nations Secretary-General, in exercise of his authority under the Geneva Agreement of 1966.”

The Heads of Govern-ment also “reiterated the firm and unequivocal support of the Caribbean Community for the maintenance and preservation of Guyana’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”….


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