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3 – His total support of the constitutional President of the Republic of Honduras, Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales, who must be restored, immediately and unconditionally in charge that the Honduran people freely conferred on him at the polls. 4 – That the use of force to overthrow a legally constituted Government is unacceptable. 5 – Which is indispensable to guarantee the physical integrity of the representatives of the media and freedom of expression. 6 – The taking of parental authority to the post of acting President of the Republic of Honduras held yesterday in the Congress of that country, lacks all legitimacy by virtue of that was the result of a coup d’etat. 7 – As the sole legitimate Government of the Republic of Honduras is the header for the constitutional President Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales elected by popular sovereignty through the ballot box, which we recognize as the sole diplomatic representative of Honduras to the personnel designated by the President Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales. 8 – Call upon the armed forces of that country which are subordinate to his commander in Chief, the President Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales 9 – before this grave situation that affects the sister Republic of Honduras, the mechanism requires the most absolute respect for human rights, and demand that the constitutional guarantees in that country are preserved. 10 – Create a Commission of presidential representatives to investigate crimes and violations of human rights by the coup leaders.

11 – Urge the extraordinary General Assembly of the Organization of American States that sesionara tomorrow, to take drastic solutions in order to restore democracy in Honduras and reinstall the constitutional President Manuel Zelaya Gonzalez Jose. The Heads of State and Government of the Rio Group, thank the President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega Saavedra, for their hospitality and the facilities granted to celebrate this second extraordinary summit meeting. In synthesis, the leaders felt that the events in Honduras are a flagrant violation to the international law and considered unacceptable the use of force to overthrow legitimate Governments.The Group statement adopted unanimously ignored all legitimacy on the Government of Roberto Micheletti, appointed by Congress to replace Zelaya, as result of a stroke of Estado.Los countries members of the Group announced that they only recognised as representatives of Honduras to diplomats appointed by Zelaya and urged the armed forces to be subordinated to this as its maximum head.