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Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

Friday, May 19, 2017 13:17
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VP Meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos

The Vice President hosted President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for a working breakfast at the Vice President’s Residence at the Naval Observatory this morning, building on productive discussions begun yesterday with President Trump, members of the Cabinet and key advisors. The Vice President commended President Santos on his leadership in achieving an historic peace accord that ended the longest-lasting armed conflict in the hemisphere. The Vice President acknowledged that Colombia still faces challenges on the road ahead, including a recent surge in drug production and implementation of the peace accord, and pledged the support of the United States to address these issues together. The leaders also discussed the on-going crisis in Venezuela, and expressed particular concern for the Venezuelan people who suffer most. The Vice President expressed his hope to visit Colombia, and together with President Santos, reiterated a shared commitment to strengthening the bilateral relationship and advancing mutual interests, including through closer economic cooperation.



Source: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/05/19/readout-vice-presidents-meeting-president-juan-manuel-santos-colombia

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