CARICOM Chair underscores need for region to remain a zone of peace after Ecuador’s attack on Mexican Embassy

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CARICOM Chair, President Dr Irfaan Ali during the CELAC meeting

Chairman of CARICOM, President Dr Irfaan Ali, today, attended an emergency meeting of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (CELAC) on deliberations on the violation of the Geneva Convention on Diplomatic Relations after the assault of the Mexican Embassy in Quito by authorities of the Government of Ecuador.

During the meeting, Dr Ali made the following statement:

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πΆπ‘Žπ‘Ÿπ‘–π‘π‘œπ‘š 𝑖𝑠 π‘‘β„Žπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘“π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’ 𝑑𝑒𝑒𝑝𝑙𝑦 π‘π‘œπ‘›π‘π‘’π‘Ÿπ‘›π‘’π‘‘ π‘‘β„Žπ‘Žπ‘‘ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ 𝑅𝑒𝑝𝑒𝑏𝑙𝑖𝑐 π‘œπ‘“ πΈπ‘π‘’π‘Žπ‘‘π‘œπ‘Ÿ β„Žπ‘Žπ‘  π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘π‘’π‘›π‘‘π‘™π‘¦ π‘‘π‘Žπ‘˜π‘’π‘› π‘Žπ‘π‘‘π‘–π‘œπ‘›π‘  π‘‘β„Žπ‘Žπ‘‘ β„Žπ‘Žπ‘£π‘’ π‘£π‘–π‘œπ‘™π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’π‘‘ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ π‘π‘Ÿπ‘’π‘šπ‘–π‘ π‘’π‘  π‘œπ‘“ π‘‘β„Žπ‘’ πΈπ‘šπ‘π‘Žπ‘ π‘ π‘¦ π‘œπ‘“ 𝑀𝑒π‘₯π‘–π‘π‘œ 𝑖𝑛 π‘„π‘’π‘–π‘‘π‘œ.

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