UN’s Top Court Bars Venezuela From Action In Guyana Border Dispute

The International Court of Justice issued the ruling two days before a referendum over a disputed oil-rich territory.

The United Nations’ top court has warned Venezuela to stop any action that would alter Guyana’s control over a disputed territory, days ahead of a planned referendum over the territory.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday told the Latin American country to “refrain from taking any action which would modify that situation that currently prevails” in the Essequibo region that makes up some two-thirds of Guyana.


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