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Eurolat Endorses Copla Initiative

On July 16/17, 2018, the Co-Presidents of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat), the President of the Latin American Parliament Elias Castillo and the Member of the European Parliament Ramón Jáuregui Atondo, in accordance with Article 17 of the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly have stated:

 “The EuroLat Parliamentary Assembly calls on the international community and in particular the EU-CELAC States and the United Nations to address new solutions to the problem of drug trafficking and organized crime. Among these new solutions, the EuroLat Assembly supports the creation of a Latin American Criminal Court for the prosecution of crimes related to drug trafficking and organized crime, among others.”

After the two chambers of the Argentine Congress and the Parliament of the Mercosur, this is the fourth parliamentary chamber that endorse the COPLA initiative.

By Fernando Iglesias

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