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OAS caution requested over enforcement of Democratic Charter in Venezuela

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Former Dominican President Leonel Fernández on Friday requested the Organization of American States (OAS) to act with “some caution” in invoking the Inter-American Democratic Charter against Venezuela.

During a press conference in Salamanca, Spain, and in reference to the Permanent Council meeting convened by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, Fernández added that the purpose of enforcing the legal instrument must be clear.

Leonel Fernández, along with his Panamanian and Spanish counterparts Martín Torrijos and José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, respectively, comprise a taskforce devised by the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) to make progress on “peace and dialogue” in Venezuela.

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