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Ecuador, Chile Committed to Broaden Economic Links

chile-ecuadorEcuador and Chile are looking forward to advancing in their commercial and economic relations, alongside social projects and regional integration, said here Monday the Ecuadorian Foreign Affairs Ministry.

The commitment by both countries was announced as part of a summary of Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno’s visit to Chile to attend the inauguration ceremony of Chilean president-elect Sebastian Piñera, together with a delegation that included Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa and other officials.

The Foreign Relations and Human Mobility Ministry considered the talks between the two Heads of State as useful.

Espinosa emphasized that in the first conversation he described as ‘extensive and very productive’, the two leaders reviewed the bilateral agenda and they specified commitments to consolidate the links in diverse matters.

The same way, the two sides recognized there’s been progress in exchanges of positive experiences in topics such as maternal-infantile health and education, among others, and also they spoke about electrical interconnection, as well as about harmony and energy sovereignty in the region.

During the visit to Santiago de Chile Moreno held bilateral meetings with other dignitaries and foreign ministers of Latin-American and Caribbean states, aimed at strengthening integration mechanism and the nations’ commitment to them.

Among other meetings, Espinosa talked to Alicia Barcena, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

(Prensa Latina)

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