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Rep. Meeks Issues Statement on Guyana

January 18, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement:

“I continue to closely monitor the unfolding political situation in Guyana, and affirm the bond that the United States and Guyana share.  It is because of that bond that I urge continued talks.

“I want to see democracy prevail as it must in all strong and thriving democracies.

“Guyana, is one of our hemisphere’s most strategically important partners, and it stands at the brink of potentially transformative economic development.  

“As an emerging economy, political stability is key to the advancement of Guyana and the people of that great nation.”