Tourism topic goes through diplomatic channel

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Santo Domingo.RD

The Government of the Dominican Republic announced that it will hold a meeting today to which representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps accredited in the country have been invited to clarify information on tourism and security.

In addition, details of the investigations into the deaths of tourists will be offered, said Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas told reporters. Vargas will be with several ministers, including Tourism, Francisco Javier García, and the Attorney General of the Republic, Jean Alain Rodríguez.

Ambassador in the USA Yesterday, the Dominican Ambassador in Washington, José Tomás Pérez, expressed his gratitude to the US Senator Charles E. Schumer for his suggestion on the assistance of the Office of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of the United States, to help clarify the origins and the possible causes of the recent cases of American tourists who died in the Dominican Republic.

“The safety of all tourists continues to be our top priority and we will remain vigilant to address all the issues raised in recent reports,” Pérez said.