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The US summit in Los Angeles next month is turning out to be a diplomatic headache for the US government. Joe Biden, Alberto FernandezThe President of Argentina has joined the pressure of his Mexican counterpart, Anders Manuel López Obrador to Invite Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua to WashingtonThree countries were excluded by the White House due to their lack of democratic credentials.
“I intend to go, but I ask the organizers the same thing that López Obrador asks them, that they invite all the countries of Latin America”Fernandez said during an interview with Deutsche Welle shortly after meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin.
Fernández’s foreign policy has been reversing the issue of Venezuela and Nicaragua, with condemnation and avoidance based on the forum in question. However, the Biden administration exerts considerable pressure on the Fernandez administration, in which he points out a fact: Argentina presides over the United Nations Human Rights Council,
“As democratic leaders, the United States, Brazil and Argentina have a responsibility to uphold an order based on democratic principles and law,” a State Department official told this reporter in February. “As long as Argentina presides over the UN Human Rights Council, there is, as president, an additional responsibility to be a leader on human rights issues.”
But Fernandez is also conditioned by his position as president. for the time being from Celaccommunity of Latin American and Caribbean states to which he belonged Elected unanimously a few months earlier, including votes from Havana, Caracas and Managua,
“As the Presidency for the time being At CELAC, we urge summit organizers to avoid exclusions that prevent all voices in the hemisphere from communicating and being heard. United We Are Strong”, site of the regional forum published earlier this month. Selack, which can be seen as the Organization of American States (OAS) without the United States and Canada, in fact, for dialogue and consultation is a platform without institutional or executive functions.
Jen Psaki, who is Biden’s spokesman, said this week that The “official invitation” to the summit had not yet been sent.Which opens up the possibility of reaching out to the governments of Mexico, Argentina and Bolivia: that everyone is invited and that each sovereign state decide whether to move to Los Angeles.
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