Act of Chapultepec

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An Inter-American conference, held in Mexico City. The Act of Chapultepec (1945), adopted by 20 republics, resolved to undertake joint action in repelling any aggression against an American state. This was formalized by the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (the Rio Treaty, 1947) and constituted a significant step in the history of Pan-Americanism.

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