Antony Blinken meets Gustavo Pedro and Gabriel Boric; The mission aims to strengthen democratic institutions.
In a post on Twitter, the US secretary said he expected “Continue to cooperate in the defense of democracy, human rights and other shared priorities”.
Boric wrote that Chile and the United States would continue “Working for the development of the region”.
On Monday (3.Oct), Blinken met the Colombian president Gustavo Pedro. They discussed support for democratic institutions and the assertion of human rights in South America.
Pedro, Boric and Peruvian President, Pedro CastilloLeft-wing governments exist and take office between July 2021 and June 2022. Anthony Blinken last visited the region in October 2021.
The ongoing trip is a way to strengthen US agreements Summit of the AmericasHeld in June 2022. At the time, the governments of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela were not invited to the meeting.
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