Claudia Ruiz Massieu is in Cartagena, Colombia to attend the first Iberoamerican Conference Foreign
Ministers’ meeting, being held to
review the work done over the course of this year in accordance with the mandates
issued at the 24th Ibero-American Summit
held in Veracruz from December 8-9, 2014.
In Cartagena, the
Foreign Secretary met with Colombian Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín, with
whom she signed a bilateral agreement on the means to prohibit and prevent the
theft, illicit import, export and transfer of cultural property, and examined
the progress made on the commitments agreed to during President Juan Manuel Santos’ State visit to Mexico (#MéxicoGlobal) in May.
The Foreign Secretary
held bilateral meetings: with
the Foreign Minister of Bolivia, David
Choquehuanca, she discussed the importance of a closer relationship between
Mexico and Bolivia. The two countries established diplomatic relations 184
years ago. With the Foreign Minister of Paraguay,
Eladio Loaizaga, Foreign Secretary Ruiz Massieu discussed strengthening all
aspects of the bilateral relationship.
Lastly, the Foreign Secretary (@ruizmassieu) took part on a
roundtable on Economic Perspectives of
Latin America 2016: Towards a New Partnership with China” with AMEXCID Executive Director Casar (@gcasar).