OAS General Secretariat urges Caribbean to ignore extradition requests from Venezuela

WASHINGTON – The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) is urging Caribbean and other countries in the hemisphere to ignore all acts by the Supreme Court of Justice in Venezuela, including extradition requests.

The OAS General Secretariat said that the only democratic institutions in Venezuela, “due to their constitutional origin, their composition in accordance with constitutional procedures and their functions,” are the National Assembly; the legitimate Supreme Court of Justice and the Attorney General.

“Only the acts of these three institutions have the legitimacy and legality that demand compliance by all state entities in Venezuela, and their validation by the Inter-American and international community,” the OAS said in a…

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