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Peru ambassador presents credentials to Canada Governor General

08:30 | Quebec City (Canada), Jul. 6.

Peruvian Ambassador Roberto Rafael Max Rodriguez Arnillas presented credential letters to the Governor General of Canada Julie Payette, the Andean country's Foreign Affairs Ministry reported.

Such credentials recognized the appointment of Rodriguez as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Peru to said North American nation.

According to protocol, Payette received diplomatic credentials from other six new Ambassadors and delivered a speech.

During her address, she stressed Canada and Peru share values and principles such as the defense of human rights, democracy, and environmental protection.

Besides, the Governor underlined the Inca nation is an important trade partner, as well as an ally at the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pacific Alliance (AP). 

Following the ceremony, the Peruvian diplomat held a private meeting with Payette, at which he highlighted the excellent level of bilateral relations uniting both nations.

The event saw the presence of several Canadian diplomatic authorities, as well as Senators Rosa Galvez and Raymonde Saint-Germain, both of them members of the Canada-Peru Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Among the Peruvian authorities were Consul-General to Montreal Manuel de Cossio Klüver and Honorary Consul to Quebec Yves Lacasse, among others.

The ceremony was held at the Citadelle of Quebec on June 29.

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Published: 7/6/2018
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