EU welcomes declaration by Rio Group on situation in Honduras.


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1EU welcomes declaration by Rio Group on situation in Honduras .
2The European Union Wednesday welcomes that the Rio Group issued a declaration concerning the situation in Honduras on Tuesday .
3`` The Presidency aligns itself with the declaration 's strong call for guaranteeing the inviolability of the Embassy of Brazil in Tegucigalpa , '' Sweden , which currently holds the EU 's rotating presidency , said in a statement .
4`` The inviolability of diplomatic premises is a universally accepted principle of international relations , codified in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 , to which Honduras is a party , '' the statement added .
5The Presidency further aligns itself with the demand from the Rio Group to respect the physical integrity of President Zelaya , his family and members of his government .
6In line with the Declaration by the Rio Group , the statement expressed that EU also calls for an immediate cease of acts of repression and violations of human rights , to avoid further aggravating the crisis .