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Peru, Colombia Presidents sign Binational Cabinet Declaration

14:10 | Pucallpa (Ucayali region), Aug. 27.

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra and his Colombian counterpart Ivan Duque on Tuesday afternoon signed the Joint Presidential Declaration of the Presidential Meeting and 5th Binational Cabinet held in the eastern rainforest city of Pucallpa.


Likewise, they agreed to boost Colombia's proposal to summon Amazon countries with the purpose of establishing a pact aimed at securing its protection. 

For that reason, the top officials decided to call for an urgent meeting of Presidents and the regional government of Leticia (Colombia) on September 6. 

Before subscribing the Presidential Declaration, both governments signed Memorandums. The first was inked by Colombia's and Peru's Ministries of Culture for the exchange of experiences on creative economy.
 
In addition, they signed the MoU on cooperation and exchange of experiences in public policies concerning the relationship between formal and indigenous justice.

A third instrument was the MoU inked by the Ministries of Agriculture on competitive agriculture and integrated natural resources management.

Furthermore, a MoU was signed by the Transport-Communications portfolios on cooperation in terms of management and control mechanisms, as well as for transport and land transit.

Also, they subscribed the MoU on cooperation in the defense industry.

Lastly, both nations approved a roadmap aimed at implementing migratory measures. 

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Published: 8/27/2019
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