The President-elect of Guatemala meets with the US Chargé d’Affaires

Guatemala City, September 1 (Sputnik).- Guatemalan President-elect Bernardo Arevalo and his aide Karen Herrera met in the Guatemalan capital with US Chargé d’Affairs Patrick Ventrell, the US Embassy reported. Thursday night.

“A successful meeting of #ChargeOfBusinesses Patrick Ventrell with President-elect @BArevalodeLeon and Vice President-elect @KarinHerreraVP to discuss future bilateral cooperation between our two countries,” the diplomatic mission posted on its

The previous day, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that in Washington they hoped to work with the president-elect and remain “steadfast against attempts to undermine democracy in Guatemala.”

Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal officially declared Arévalo the winner of the runoff on Monday, but temporarily suspended his party, the center-left Similla Movement, in response to the court ordering an investigation conducted by the Public Ministry at the start of the election. July.

Representatives of the Joe Biden administration have questioned the judicial proceedings initiated in Guatemala after Semela’s unexpected lead in the first round of elections held on June 25. (Sputnik)

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