Selak proposes a commission to verify the authenticity of Jorge Glass

The Honduran leader also indicated that the aforementioned delegation will consist of some member states of the bloc, as she is concerned about the health of the politician after he was forcibly removed from the Mexican embassy in Quito on April 5.

Castro announced this initiative at the conclusion of an extraordinary meeting between the heads of state and the CELAC government, which met virtually and at its head, to analyze the diplomatic crisis between Mexico and Ecuador.

The meeting opened at 09:00 local time in Honduras, and at the beginning Castro and the leaders of Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Guatemala and Guyana delivered speeches on behalf of the group. Caribbean.

Among those quotes was also Tegucigalpa's decision to summon the Chargé d'Affairs in Ecuador for consultations, given the violations of international law committed by that country when it forcefully stormed the Mexican Embassy.

Foreign Minister Enrique Reyna said on the social network

According to him, this decision represents “a clear message to strengthen respect for international law in the face of the violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 and the Caracas Convention on Asylum of 1954, by Ecuador, at the Mexican Embassy in Quito.” “.

Reyna pointed out that such an incident must not set a disastrous precedent in the international system and must not be repeated.

Likewise, he stated that Tegucigalpa would take the necessary steps to support Mexico's actions before the United Nations and the International Court of Justice following the event.

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Celak analyzed the situation first at a meeting of the Troika (Honduras, Colombia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) and then at an extraordinary meeting at the level of foreign ministers, who reiterated their individual condemnations of the violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the asylum criteria contained in the Caracas Convention.

Glass has an arrest warrant in his country on charges of embezzling funds for the reconstruction of two provinces damaged by the earthquake.

Aside from the international disapproval of the event, Mexico and Nicaragua also severed relations with Ecuador, a lawsuit was filed before the International Court of Justice against Quito and Colombia promised to take action until the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issues precautionary measures in favor of Glass.

Other organizations in the region have also called for emergency meetings, with this issue on the agenda and its consequences for Ecuador, which may face sanctions.

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