Thuggish US Police Illegally Break Into Venezuela’s DC Embassy

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Thuggish US Police Illegally Break Into Venezuela's DC Embassy

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

On Monday, US police flagrantly breached the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations by illegally breaking into Venezuela's DC embassy.

Its Article 22(1) states: "The premises of the mission shall be inviolable. The agents of the receiving State may not enter them, except with the consent of the head of the mission."

No Venezuelan consent was received!

Article 22(3) states: "The premises of the mission, their furnishings and other property thereon and the means of transport of the mission shall be immune from search, requisition, attachment or execution."

Article 29 adds: "The person of a diplomatic agent shall be inviolable. He shall not be liable to any form of arrest or detention." 

"The receiving State shall treat him (or her) with due respect and shall
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