ACP Council of Ministers adopts resolution on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy

08 Dec

Head table of the Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean, and the Caribbean Group of States


 

The Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group meeting in Brussels on 5-6 December adopted a resolution on the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy, urging the United Nations Secretary-General to make a choice of means of settlement of the border controversy in accordance with his decision of December 2016 to do so by the end of 2017.

The ACP Group of States is an organisation created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific states, all of them, save Cuba, signatories to the ACP-EU Cotonou Partnership Agreement. The ACP Group brings together 48 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, 16 from the Caribbean and 15 from the Pacific.

 

(Brussels, December 6, 2017)

 

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