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OAS Permanent Council Held Regular Meeting

  March 21, 2014

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today held a regular meeting which, after initiating as a public session, was declared private upon the vote of the majority of the permanent representatives.

Following the proposal of Nicaragua, the Permanent Council held the vote that defined the private nature of the meeting, which had among other items on its agenda the current situation and dialogue in Venezuela. Twenty-two countries voted in favor of declaring the meeting private, eleven in favor of maintaining it public, and one abstained.

A gallery of photos of the event is available here.

The video of the event is available here.

The audio of the event is available here.

For more information, please visit the OAS Website at

Reference: E-100/14