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OEA/Ser.G
CP/RES. 952 (1699/09)
26 June 2009
Original: Spanish

 

CP/RES. 952 (1699/09)

SITUATION IN HONDURAS

(Adopted at the meeting of June 26, 2009)
 


THE PERMANENT COUNCIL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES

HAVING RECEIVED a request for assistance from the Government of the Republic of Honduras pursuant to Article 17 of the Inter-American Democratic Charter;

HAVING HEARD the presentation by the Permanent Representative of Honduras on the current situation in his country;

CONCERNED that recent events in the Republic of Honduras may jeopardize the democratic political institutional process and the legitimate exercise of power; and

AWARE of the commitment to constantly safeguard the stability of the democratic system of the member states within the framework of the Charter of the Organization of American States and the Inter-American Democratic Charter,

RESOLVES:

1. To accept the request of the constitutional and democratic Government of Honduras to provide support to preserve and strengthen the democratic institutions of the country, within the framework of the rule of law.

2. To call upon all political and social actors involved to ensure that their actions respect the rule of law, in order to avoid a disruption of the constitutional order and of social peace that might impair peaceful coexistence among Hondurans.

3. To instruct the OAS Secretary General to establish a Special Commission to visit Honduras as a matter of urgency, with a view to analyzing the facts and contributing to broad national dialogue aimed at finding democratic solutions to the current situation, and to report back to the Permanent Council.

 

 

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