OAS urges countries to ignore extradition requests from Venezuela

WASHINGTON, USA — The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) has called on the competent authorities of the hemisphere to ignore all attempted acts by the supreme court of justice operating in Caracas, Venezuela, under the current regime, and in particular to dismiss extradition requests made by this body as contrary to the law.

According to the OAS, 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 (a result of the elections of December 2015); the legitimate Supreme Court of Justice (in exile and whose magistrates were designated by the National Assembly); and the attorney general (also in exile and…

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