Álvaro Leyva met with diplomats from Chile, Brazil, Serbia, Georgia and Iran, what did they talk about?

A few hours before he takes office as Minister of Foreign Affairs in office, Foreign Minister Designate Álvaro Leyva Durán, held a series of meetings with diplomats from several countries in Bogotá.

In the hectic agenda of the day, Leyva received the vice president of the Islamic Republic Of Iran, Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, with whom he discussed “strategic issues of the bilateral relationship” between the two countries.

Likewise, the appointed Foreign Minister held a meeting with Lasha Darsalia, Georgia’s first Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, with whom he analyzed the “search for the alternatives for strengthening the bilateral agenda”.

Leyva also met with diplomats from the region. The appointed Foreign Minister spoke with Carlos Alberto Franca, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil -will represent Jair Bolsonaro in the possession of Petro-, to whom he expressed interest in “exploring the potentialities that exist in the border and Amazon dimension, to strengthen that territory of diversity, sustainability and prosperity” of both nations.

From the Brazilian Foreign Ministry they reported that Franca expressed to Leyva the interest in further deepening the integration economy, business rapprochement, cooperation in green energy, environment, security and defense.

Along these lines, the Brazilian Foreign Minister proposed to his Colombian counterpart the creation of the Business Council Brazil – Colombia and the strengthening of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO).

Finally, the designated Chancellor met with his counterpart from SerbiaNikola Selaković, to “energize the bilateral agenda that includes issues of trade, education, culture and technical cooperation in citizen security”. Leyva also thanked Selaković for his country’s support in consolidating peace in Colombia.

The designated Chancellor will hold another series of meetings In the course of the afternoon.

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