Colombia Hosts 3rd Summit of the Pacific Alliance
Bogotá, March 5 (RHC) -- The III Summit of the member countries of the Pacific Alliance got underway Monday in Colombia, with the participation of the presidents of Peru, Mexico, Chile and Colombia and their respective ministers of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
As previously announced by the Presidency of Colombia, the meeting gathered the heads of State of Peru, Ollanta Humala; Chile, Sebastián Piñera; Mexico, Felipe Calderon; and the host country, Juan Manuel Santos, through a teleconference to discuss several issues.
Taking advantage of the advances in technology and with the leadership of Colombia, which has a modern teleconference room, the Latin American presidents are expected to approve the Framework Agreement for the Pacific Alliance, which will be signed in a new presidential meeting to be held in the coming months.
The proposal of a teleconference summit was presented by President Juan Manuel Santos during a Pacific Partnership meeting in Mérida, Mexico, on December 4th, 2011.