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Statement from the President on the situation in Honduras

Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release                                                     June 28, 2009

Statement from President on the situation in Honduras
"I am deeply concerned by reports coming out of Honduras regarding the detention and expulsion of President Mel Zelaya. As the Organization of American States did on Friday, I call on all political and social actors in Honduras to respect democratic norms, the rule of law and the tenets of the Inter-American Democratic Charter. Any existing tensions and disputes must be resolved peacefully through dialogue free from any outside interference."