Secretary-General welcomes summit further reducing Latin American tensions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today applauded the outcome of this weekend’s Rio Group Summit, which ended with the further resolution of tensions between Colombia and Ecuador.

Ban Ki-moon hails regional group’s role in easing Colombia-Ecuador tensions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the leadership displayed by the Organization of American States (OAS) in addressing tensions between Colombia and Ecuador that flared last weekend.

Ban Ki-moon urges restraint as tensions rise along Colombian border

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged restraint among Colombia and its neighbours as troops from Ecuador and Venezuela amassed at their borders with Colombia following a weekend attack that left a rebel leader dead.