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Guatemalan President and OAS Secretary General Meet

  September 19, 2014

Guatemalan President and OAS Secretary General Meet
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The President of Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, today received the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) in his offices at the site of the forty-sixth regular session of the multilateral organization’s General Assembly, which opened today in Guatemala City.

The discussions between the Guatemalan premier and the head of the OAS centered on the theme of the General Assembly, “Toward a Hemispheric Drug Policy for the 21st Century.” The special session was called as a follow-up to the open discussions in the region sparked by the publication in May 2013 of the Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas, and the regular session of the OAS General Assembly held a month later in Antigua, Guatemala.

President Pérez Molina and Secretary General Insulza also discussed the political situation in the region, particularly recent events in Central America. The meeting immediately preceded the General Assembly's inauguration and was attended by the Vice President of Guatemala, Roxana Baldetti; the Guatemalan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carlos Raul Morales; and the Assistant Secretary General of the OAS, Albert Ramdin, among other dignitaries.

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Reference: FNE-15859