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States Parties to the TIAR in the Permanent Council Approve Establishment of Organ of Consultation and Convene Meeting of Foreign Ministers

  September 11, 2019

The States Parties to the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) in the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today approved a resolution to establish the Organ of Consultation of the Treaty and convene, during the second half of September, the Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs referred to in Article 11 of the TIAR.

In a vote of the States Parties to the TIAR, the resolution was passed with 12 votes in favor (Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, United States, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Paraguay, Dominican Republic), 5 abstentions (Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru) and 1 absent (The Bahamas).

Additionally, the document resolves “to inform the Security Council of the United Nations of the text of this resolution and of all activities related to this matter.”

Reference: E-065/19