Radio Havana Cuba | Venezuela refuses to renew the UN monitoring mechanism

Venezuela reiterates that it does not and will not recognize any protection mechanism that originates outside the principles of international law. | Photo: VTV

CARACAS, Oct 8 (RHC) The government of Venezuela has refused to renew the monitoring mechanism of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council against the South American country called the Fact-Finding Mission.

“The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela categorically rejects the resolution approved by the United Nations Human Rights Council, through which the mandate of the hostile and overlapping monitoring mechanism against our country is renewed,” a statement read.

In this sense, Venezuela asserts that this action is the result of “double standards, selectivity and politicized use of the mechanisms of the Human Rights Council”, by a group of states that respond to the interests of the United States (EE .USA. ).

“Venezuela deplores that behind the aforementioned decision there is an explicit claim to encourage and justify the most extreme sectors of the national and international opposition in the country,” the statement said.

In connection with this, the document highlights that this is another example of the desire to change the peace in the country and destabilize the Venezuelan democracy.

“Venezuela maintains relevant political and diplomatic measures in the face of the allegations of those who promote this mechanism against the sovereignty and self-determination of the Venezuelan people, which is in violation of the Charter of the United Nations,” the document said.

The statement highlights the readiness of the Latin American country to cooperate with various UN human rights organizations and adds that it will continue to cooperate with the Human Rights Council, based on respect for the principles of objectivity, non-selectivity and politicization. constructive dialogue.

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The document concluded that “Venezuela asserts that it does not and will not recognize any protection mechanism established outside the principles of international law, which seeks to violate the independence, sovereignty and self-determination of the Venezuelan people.” (Source / Telesur)

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