Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary General on the situation in Guyana

Peace and Security Press Releases

The Secretary-General is concerned about reports of continued tensions in Guyana following the general elections held on 2 March.

 The Secretary-General welcomes the High-Level Mission of Heads of Government from CARICOM countries, which visited Guyana from 11 to 12 March.  He encourages all stakeholders to continue their cooperation with CARICOM.

 The Secretary-General urges all political leaders and their supporters to resolve any dispute over the results of the elections through constitutional and peaceful means.

 Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

New York, 13 March 2020