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Venezuela reaffirms its historical rights over Guayana Esequiba

This Tuesday, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela spoke out, through a statement, to reiterate that the Geneva Agreement is the only valid instrument to settle the border dispute that the country maintains with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana over Guayana Esequiba.

In the document, it highlights that this Tuesday, at a meeting of the International Court of Justice, Venezuela made it clear that it does not recognize the jurisdiction of that body in the territorial controversy over Guayana Esequiba.

Likewise, it once again calls on the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to return to the negotiating table to achieve a satisfactory arrangement for both parties to which they committed in the Geneva Agreement.

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reports on its participation this June 11, 2024, in a meeting convened by the president of the International Court of Justice to discuss the next steps of the process unilaterally concealed by the Cooperative Republic of Guyana before this instance, in clear Ignorance and transgression of the Geneva Agreement and international legality.

During the aforementioned meeting, Venezuela reiterated its historical position of not recognizing the jurisdiction of the court in the territorial controversy over Guayana Esequiba, nor of the decision it may adopt on this matter, therefore its attendance at this meeting in no way implies consent. of Venezuela nor the recognition of said jurisdiction.

On December 3, 2023, the Venezuelan people gave a clear forceful mandate to defend the rights that since its birth corresponded to Venezuela over the territory of Guayana Esequiba, in compliance with this mandate and express guidelines of the head of State Venezuela has exercised and will continue to defend historical truth in all spaces

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reiterates that the Geneva Agreement is the regulatory framework that must be complied with in good faith by the parties in accordance with international law in order to put an end to the territorial dispute through a practical, acceptable and satisfactory arrangement for all parties.

Finally, Venezuela ratifies its solid commitment to defend the territorial integrity and national sovereignty over Guyana Esequiba, while making a new call to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to return to the negotiating table to make the practical, acceptable and satisfactory for both parties to what they committed to in the Geneva Agreement.

The Sun of Venezuela is born in Essequibo

The Hague, June 11, 2024

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