Venezuela Is Ready to Host NAM Ministerial Council

Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ministerial Meeting of the Coordination Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is putting the finishing touches on the meeting of foreign ministers, which will take place in this capital on July 20 and 21.
St Vincent and the Grenadines is being by  represented by Minister Frederick Stephenson

The issues being discussed by top representatives in the first two working sessions, which started on Thursday, are related to the decolonization processes, the causes of Puerto Rico, Cuba and Palestine, and Venezuela’s resistance to aggressions promoted by the Government of the United States.

Defending the principles of International Law and the peoples’ self-determination and sovereignty, as established by the principles of the Non-Aligned Movement, will also be debated by the foreign ministers of the group’s 120 member countries.

The Non-Aligned Movement has its origin at the Bandung Conference, held in Indonesia in 1955, where the heads of State from several countries met to identify and evaluate the world problems at the time, in order to design joint policies to keep peace in international relations.

Six years later, the NAM was established at its 1st Summit in Belgrade, in September 1961.