Colombia’s Government ordered Monday that their Ambassador return to Honduras, after she was called back to Colombia in July following the military coup in the Central American country.
Colombia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that the Ambassador, Sonia Pereira, would be returning to her post in Honduras in response to “calls made by contributing parties of the Tegucigalpa – San Jose Agreement,” stated newspaper El Espectador.
This agreement, signed on October 30 “refers to the normalization of relations between Honduras and the international community following the measures adopted as a result of the events of July 28 2009,” detailed an official statement.
The Foreign Ministry declared itself “consistent with its respect for international law” and said that Colombia reiterated its support for a solution to the crisis in Honduras.
A military coup on June 28 deposed the Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and the Organization of American States (OAS) gave the de facto government 72 hours to reinstate democratic order and demanded the “immediate, secure and unconditional restoration of Zelaya.”
However, after four months, the de facto military government led by Roberto Micheletti remains in power, while Zelaya has considered breaking the Tegucigalpa – San Jose Agreement last Saturday and demanded the intervention of the OAS in the ongoing crisis.