The Organization of American States (OAS) today confirmed that tomorrow, Wednesday 25th Organization. .
“The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold two virtual meetings on Wednesday, August 25th. At 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT) there will be an extraordinary meeting to attract the Secretary of State and the Ministers for Justice and Institutional Transparency of Bolivia, ”reads the official OAS statement.
A few weeks ago, the Bolivian State Secretary of State, Rogelio Mayta, reported that the government would file a lawsuit against the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) for “interference in national internal affairs” according to the election report 2019.
“What is the stage to claim? We have to claim what we have to claim is within the institutional framework of the OAS (…). We should discuss this in the Permanent Council, there we plan to bring these things. In this statement ( the ratification of the report) is already the responsibility and we will not stop pointing out, we will complain directly to the OAS there, ”he had announced.
The controversy arose after the OAS General Secretariat issued a statement ratifying the results of its 2019 election review in Bolivia, which found “irregularities” that made it impossible to reconcile the later annulled triumph of then President Evo Morales .
In addition, the OAS has also disproved and downplayed the expertise of the BISITE Deep Tech Lab Research Group of the General Foundation of the University of Salamanca, Spain, which concluded that there was no malicious manipulation or fraud in the Bolivian elections. This document served as the basis for the Bolivian public prosecutor’s office to decide whether to terminate the so-called “fraud case”.
In this sense, the Bolivian foreign minister assured that Almagro wanted to invalidate the Spanish expertise with his statement and described this action as a “total and unacceptable excess”.
“A secretariat cannot return as judge, party, executioner of the American states. In other words, the people in this secretariat are mere employees. The owners of the OAS are the states. All countries, those of the north, those of the south ”. , from the Caribbean, from Central America, “he recalled.
“They are assigning roles and powers that they don’t have and the states that are part of the OAS cannot allow them to do so,” he added.