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SECRETARY-GENERAL EXTENDS FULL SUPPORT TO OAS ROLE
IN RESOLVING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COLOMBIA, ECUADOR
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General welcomes the leading role being played by the Organization of American States (OAS) in addressing the tensions that have arisen since last weekend between Colombia and Ecuador. The resolution adopted at OAS yesterday provides an impartial mechanism to clarify events and offers both countries a path to resolve their differences peacefully and cooperatively. The Secretary-General extends his full support to that process.
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