Peru: President meets US Under Secretary of State | News | ANDEAN


with whom he exchanged views on the bilateral relationship and joint actions to continue to strengthen it.

During the virtual meeting, the senior American official invited the Peruvian head of state to the Summit for Democracy promoted by the North American country. It will be held on December 10, 2021.

For his part, the senior official expressed Peru’s interest in being part of the “Building a Better World” initiative, which aims to meet the world’s great infrastructure needs.

In addition, the President recalled with satisfaction the declaration of the United States which affirmed that the last elections in Peru were fair and democratic.

In this context, the US government congratulated “the Peruvian authorities for safely administering another round of free, fair, accessible and peaceful elections, even in the midst of significant challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic” , adding that these elections were a model of democracy in the region.

On this occasion, the two authorities addressed the main issues on the bilateral and global agenda such as cooperation, the fight against COVID-19, economic recovery and the fight against transnational organized crime, among others.

The dignitaries underlined the values ​​and principles shared by the two countries such as the defense of democracy, the strengthening of multilateralism and the protection of human rights.

Peru-United States relations

The United States is one of Peru’s main partners, being its main source of non-refundable cooperation and the most important cooperative country in the fight against COVID-19.

At the same time, it is Peru’s second trading partner, the first destination for non-traditional exports, its second source of tourists and the main migratory destination for Peruvian citizens.


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