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US Diplomatic Secretary Arrives in Chile to Meet with President Boric


US Foreign Minister Anthony Brinken will arrive in Chile on Tuesday afternoon to meet with President Gabriel Boric and Prime Minister Antonia Urrejora as part of the start of a tour of Latin America by representatives of the House of Representatives.

U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Brinken arrived in Santiago de Chile this Tuesday to meet with President Gabriel Boric tomorrow, As part of a South American tour.

The Secretary’s plane touched down at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport in the Chilean capital at 6:08 pm and was greeted by Bernadette Meehan, the US Ambassador to Chile.

The US diplomatic leader is scheduled to meet with Boric and Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejora on Wednesday. addressing issues such as the immigration crisis, human rights, the climate crisis and the search for investment.

The meeting comes a month after a referendum in which Chileans overwhelmingly rejected a proposal for a new constitution considered the greenest and most feminist in the world, a blow to the Bolik government. gave.

After meeting with the Chilean President, the Secretary of State will visit the Chilean National Coordinator of Electricity (CEN), which will be attended by US companies.

He will also meet with alumni of Young Leaders of the Americas, a US-sponsored educational program, before continuing his tour to Peru.

Former student leader who became the youngest president in the country’s history in March despite ideological differences with Boric Washington sees positively its commitment to the environment and human rights.

Specifically, we celebrate Boric’s criticism of human rights abuses committed by the governments of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela and Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua.

However, the Chilean president was critical of the US decision to exclude Caracas and Managua from the Summit of the Americas held in Los Angeles (US) last June.

The secretary of state launched a tour of Latin America on Monday with the aim of drawing closer ties with left-wing governments in Colombia, Chile and Peru.

Blinken accompanied Juan Gonzalez, President Joe Biden’s senior adviser for Latin America, Brian Nichols, State Department Undersecretary for Latin American Affairs.

Source: Biobiochile



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