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Venezuela’s assassination escalates tensions with Colombia

October 16, 2021, 0: 2
Caracas, October 16 (Brensa Latina) Tensions between Colombia and Venezuela escalated this week after two teenagers were killed in New Grenada.

The attorney general, Tarek William Chop, denounced this fact as a result of structural and planned violence against Venezuelan citizens in the neighboring country as a result of discriminatory policies.

At a press conference from the headquarters of the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, the owner reiterated his call to Colombian authorities to clarify the October 9 murder in the Norde de Santander area of ​​the Tibetan municipality.

The victims were arrested on charges of stealing from the warehouse, handcuffed and with the intention of handing them over to the police by someone from the community when they were handcuffed and “they should not appear to have died on the road,” Chop said.

Later, gunmen arrived at the scene and took the minors, who a few hours later were found already hanging on the road leading to the municipality of El Dora, he added.

Considering the seriousness of such acts, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Placencia called for a full investigation by the United Nations (UN) and for justice to be served.

In a message posted on his Twitter account, he addressed UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Human Rights Commissioner Michael Bachelet. .

For its part, Venezuela’s National Assembly has condemned actions aimed at inciting hatred against murder and immigration.

The day before the establishment of the Special Commission of Parliament, this and other acts of violence against comrades in the United States, basically, will be headed by Deputy Julio Chavez.

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The government announced it would condemn Duke before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for harassment and legitimate violence against immigrants from that country.

“Venezuela before the ICC for the crime of destruction and persecution considered in Roman law before the ICC, … Vice President Delcy Rodriguez.

In 2021 alone, 360 people from a neighboring country experienced violent deaths in New Granada, according to statistics from the Colombian Department of Forensic Medicine.

Data from NGOs cited by Caracas officials has been responsible for the killings of more than 2,000 Venezuelan immigrants in Colombia since 2017.

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