Joint Statement | Transfer of the Pacific Alliance Pro Tempore Presidency

Starting today, Wednesday, June 28th, Chile will hold the Pro Tempore Presidency of the Pacific Alliance (PA). This decision was adopted at a meeting held in Santiago, Chile, where the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Alberto van Klaveren; the Ambassador of Mexico in Chile, Alicia Bárcena; the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. from Peru in Chile, Renzo Villa Prado; and the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. from Colombia in Chile, René Correa Rodríguez took part.

In this significant meeting, the authorities of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru reaffirmed their commitment to the Pacific Alliance as a mechanism for political articulation, economic and commercial integration, cooperation and projection to the world, which seeks to progressively move towards free circulation of goods, services, capital and people, with a view to boosting the growth and competitiveness of economies, for the benefit of its inhabitants.

(Unofficial translation)