Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, is calling for collective action from the Organization of American States, OAS, in the war against illicit weapons.

Addressing the 53rd General Assembly of the OAS, Minister Johnson Smith noted that crime and violence is a shared concern among the body’s member states.

Minister Johnson Smith emphasized the gravity of the situation and the need to strengthen efforts geared towards ending the flow of illegal guns within the hemisphere.

The Foreign Minister called for strengthened cooperation and collaborative measures to prevent weapons from entering and causing harm within the jurisdictions of the organization’s member states.

Kamina Johnson-Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.