The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, and the president of Dominican, Danilo Medina, talked about the elections of 2020 in the Dominican Republic, to which the Latin American ruler theoretically could not be presented according to the Constitution of the country , US diplomacy reported yesterday.
In a statement, the State Department reported that, on Wednesday, Pompeo and Medina addressed different issues in a telephone call. “The two spoke about the importance of all political actors in the Dominican Republic preserving democratic institutions and adherence to the rule of law and the Constitution, particularly in the run up to the 2020 elections in the Dominican Republic,” he said. Department of State in your note.
This positioning of the USA it is taking place in the hope that, in the next few hours, the senators of the Medina current present in the upper house a bill that could call for a reform of the Constitution so that the president can stand for a third consecutive term .