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Guatemala’s referendum to submit its territorial dispute with Belize to the International Court of Justice

The British Ambassador to Guatemala, Thomas Carter, commented on the decision to hold a referendum on 15 April 2018.

British Embassy in Guatemala

The British Ambassador said:

The UK welcomes Guatemala’s plan to hold a referendum next year on referring the territorial claim with Belize to the ICJ for decision.

Ambassador Carter attended the launch event hosted by the Guatemalan Supreme Electoral Tribunal on 23 October.

Published 23 October 2017