Lima, 28 October 2023 (TDI): Chilean Chancellor Alberto van Klaveren, during his visit to Peru on October 26, participated in the commemoration ceremony for the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Brasilia Peace Agreements between Peru and Ecuador, which marked the end of the Cenepa War.
On that occasion, Chile, along with Argentina, Brazil, and the United States, served as guarantor countries for the process that ended the disputes between the two nations and resolved their border differences.
Dina Boluarte, the president of Peru, and Guillermo Lasso, the president of Ecuador, were the event’s organizers.
Additionally, in attendance were the Brazilian Foreign Minister, Mauro Vieira, the Secretary of Foreign Relations of Argentina, Pablo Tettamanti, and the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the United States Department of State, Kevin Sullivan.
In addition, former Presidents Fernando Cardoso, Eduardo Frei, and Bill Clinton, as well as Ambassador Luigi Einaudi, sent recorded greetings celebrating the milestone.
During the event, Foreign Minister van Klaveren highlighted the unique importance of this anniversary in the present global context.
As it encourages them to contemplate and appreciate the collective endeavors made by their region to establish itself as a peaceful zone, prioritizing dialogue and mediation as the means for settling their conflicts.
Furthermore, Minister Klaveren mentioned that, from Chile’s perspective, the successful resolution of the conflict between Peru and Ecuador had a positive impact not only on these two nations but also on the greater welfare of South America as a whole.
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“In this respect, I want to underline Chile’s dedication to promoting peace and fostering friendly relations within the region.
This stance aligns with our foreign policy principles, priorities, and interests and has received reiterated support from President Gabriel Boric on multiple occasions.” Stated Minister Klaveren.