Colombian President Iván Duque has arrived in Quito to meet with his Ecuadorian counterpart, Lenín Moreno, with whom he heads the VII Colombia-Ecuador Binational Cabinet. Upon his arrival, Duque said that he arrives to strengthen commercial, cultural, energy cooperation and security relations.
Duke was received at the Palace of Carondelet by Moreno. After the meeting, the two countries will sign a joint declaration and the presidents will address the media.
The National Cabinet was created in 2012 to deepen relations and define jointactions on topics of bilateral interest, whose last meeting was held in February of this year in the Colombian city of Pereira (center).
That of Quito is the second meeting of that mechanism of Moreno and the first of Duque.
The chancellor of Ecuador, José Valencia, and his counterpart from Colombia, Carlos Holmes Trujillo, today led as part of the VII Cabinet a meeting in which they highlighted the efforts to strengthen security on the border. (I)