Note to Correspondents on the Border Controversy between Guyana and Venezuela- UN News Centre

30 Oct


 The UN News Centre today issued a note to correspondents on last weekend’s meeting between Guyana and Venezuela in New York. The verbatim text of the note follows.

Note to Correspondents on the Border Controversy between Guyana and Venezuela- UN News Centre

The Foreign Ministers of Guyana and Venezuela met in New York on 28 and 29 October to discuss the border controversy between their two countries.

The Personal Representative of the Secretary-General, Mr. Dag Nylander, facilitated discussions, organized within the framework of the Good Offices mandate entrusted to the Secretary-General under the Geneva Agreement of 1966.

The Foreign Ministers and their delegations exchanged views on issues related to the controversy with the aim of exploring options for a full agreement for its solution.

They also reaffirmed their commitment to the Good Offices process and reiterated that their Governments will remain actively engaged with the Personal Representative.

The parties agreed to meet again to continue discussions within this framework, and to explore options for the resolution of the border controversy.

(Sourced from UN News Centre– 30 October 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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