United States of America.- After protests Presidents of Mexico and BoliviaThe United States Government emphasized that respect for democracy There is a “condition” to be present at America’s summit,
This week, after his visit to Cuba, the President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador advanced that if the government of the President Joe BidenWhich will host the ninth summit of America, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela excluded In the program, he will not attend. Bolivian heads of state also joined with this claim, louis arsewho announced that he would not attend the summit next June if the presidents of the above countries were also not present.
Following statements made this Thursday by the federal leaders of Mexico and Bolivia, without mentioning López Obrador or Ars, the head of US diplomacy for the US, Brian NicholsRecalls that since the Hemisphere Summit held in Miami in 1994 during the administration of then-President Bill Clinton, the strengthening of democracy has been a central theme.
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“At the third summit in Quebec, “the leaders of the region defended strict respect for democracy as a necessary condition for participation in all future summits,” he emphasized.
During his participation in the 52nd Conference on America organized by the ASCOA, the US official pointed out that, since the third summit, any discrepancy in the democratic system represents an obstacle for any nation to participate in the event.
Last week, Brian Nichols argued that Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, known for their autocratic regimes, “do not respect” the Inter-American Democratic Charter, a regional document that seeks to establish a mandate of institutions that came into force from September 2021. defends, for which he stressed that it is not expected that President Biden will invite these leaders to the event that Will take place June 6-10 in Los Angeles, California,
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“It is the decision of the President (Joe Biden), but I think he is very clear that (…) countries that do not respect democracy because of their actions will not receive the invitation,” the diplomat said in an interview. said. Channel ntn24,
Democracy, America need to attend summit: USA