Correa and Pena Nieto meet in Quito
On Monday the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa received his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Pena Nieto, in the Palacio de Carondelet in Quito, to sign bilateral agreements on tourism, environment and development of science and technology.
In Tourism matter, they expect to establish a biennial plan of cooperation between the two countries, which also anticipates the signing of an agreement to promote interagency cooperation in higher education.
In Human mobility, they plan to eliminate visas for Ecuadorians temporarily traveling to Mexico because of study matters or tourism, while on environmental issues, Ecuador and Mexico expect to agree “a joint position to urge the international community to a full and effective implementation of the principles of the international environmental law contained in the Rio Declaration of 1992 and the Kyoto Protocol.”
Regarding the fight against crime, Ecuador and Mexico reaffirm their interest in reviewing mechanisms for exchanging information and experiences in proceedings against transnational organized crime, drug trafficking and related crimes.