MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –
Source: Republic of Colombia
Rome (Feb. 12/20). Before the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopīs Paulopoulos, Ambassador Gloria Isabel Ramírez Ríos presented the credentials that accredit her as a Non-Resident Ambassador to that country.
The ambassador presented the greetings of President Iván Duque Márquez and Chancellor Claudia Blum, and referred to the magnificent relations between the two countries and the interest of strengthening them. Ambassador Ramírez emphasized her dialogue on strengthening bilateral business, investment and other economic ties, as well as cooperation and pledged to intensify Colombia’s agenda and presence in Greece.
During the meeting he also extended invitations to Colombia to senior officials of the Hellenic Republic. Ambassador Ramírez also met with the directors of the Antonia Katzourou Protocol, Yerasimos Davaris Political Affairs and Christos Mandelos Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with the Diplomatic Counselor of the Minister of Tourism, Dimitrios Skoutas.
Colombia and Greece have had diplomatic relations for 78 years (January 1, 1942) and have been characterized by maintaining constant and fluid contact. Recently the President of Colombia Iván Duque met in the framework of the UN Summit in New York with the Premier of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and last November the adviser for Latin America of the Prime Minister of Latin America was visiting Colombia Greece, Iásonas Pipinis, who held important meetings with ProColombia, the Ministry of Commerce and Chancellery and also the advisor Pipinis visited the border area with Venezuela in Cúcuta.
The two countries enjoy the advantages offered by the trade agreement with the European Union and this is reflected in a trade balance between the two countries that exceeds 100 million euros and has also been strengthened in the tourism and cultural sector.
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