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Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance and the Crisis in Venezuela [Updated October 3, 2019]   [open pdf - 531KB]

From the Document: "On September 11, 2019, the United States and 11 other Western Hemisphere countries invoked the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (Rio Treaty) to facilitate a regional response to the crisis in Venezuela. As a first step, on September 23, the countries that have ratified the treaty ('states parties') agreed to impose targeted sanctions on individuals and entities associated with the government of Nicolás Maduro. They also pledged to meet again within two months to discuss additional measures. Congress may closely track the deliberations, given their potential implications for U.S. policy."

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CRS Insight, IN11116
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2019-10-03
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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