Colombia calls for an international reaction when democracies are in danger

Vice President and Foreign Minister of Colombia, Marta Lucía Ramírez recalled how in past decades it was Colombians who emigrated to Venezuela, and now it is the other way around since more than two million Venezuelans are in her country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Vice President and Foreign Minister of Colombia, Marta Lucía Ramírez, considers that for her country it is an "ethical and moral duty" to receive Venezuelans and asks the international community to react when democracies are in danger, after a "passive action" in the face of what happened in Venezuela.

"We have to learn to react promptly when democracies are in danger", said Ramírez on Tuesday at an informative forum in Madrid, where she focused on reviewing the current multilateralism to achieve "a much more effective and timely reaction of the international community . . .

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