“We want the OAS to be able to guarantee border vigilance. If it cannot we could ask for help from the Blue Helmets,” as the peacekeepers are known, Larrea said Monday.”If this is the solution to the problems, we can analyze it” Uribe responded, according to Colombian newspaper El Espectador.Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza, opposed the idea and says to be “allergic” to the possibility. Insulza is currently conducting a fact-finding mission to the Colombian attack on rebels of the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia, that severely worsened Colombia’s relation with Ecuador, as well as Venezuela and Nicaragua.Deploying a peacekeeping force on the Ecuadorian-Colombian border does not seem to viable, since, according to UN regulations “all tools of diplomacy and mediation” must be tried.
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