Buenos Aires, 18 April 2022 (TDI): The President of the Republic of Ecuador visited Argentina to enhance bilateral political, commercial, and social relations.
Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso arrived in Buenos Aires today. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Santiago Cafiero, received the Ecuadorian head of state with honors at the airport.
The Ecuadorian President will meet his Argentine counterpart, Alberto Fernández, to discuss bilateral ties and ways to enhance these ties. Furthermore, parallel meetings between the representatives of Foreign Trade and Telecommunications of both countries will also take place.
The visit takes place under the ‘More Ecuador in the world and more world in Ecuador’ project. The Ecuadorian government seeks to promote and strengthen diplomatic and commercial relations with friendly countries. Moreover, President Guillermo Lasso will visit Uruguay on the 19th of April.
The objective of these international meetings is to strengthen ties with these nations to maintain dialogues that allow joint cooperation.
Potenciar el vínculo con todos los países de América Latina es una prioridad de nuestra política exterior. pic.twitter.com/9ZKjUysXvJ
— Santiago Cafiero (@SantiagoCafiero) April 17, 2022
Meanwhile, a statement released by the Ecuadorian President said, “I have an extensive work agenda to strengthen relations with this wonderful country. I will tell you in the next few days the results of the visit and the good news for Ecuador!”
In addition, Santiago Cafiero said in a tweet that “Strengthening the link with all the countries of Latin America is a priority of our foreign policy.”
Argentina has geared up its efforts to improve ties with neighboring countries. This month, the Presidents of Chile and Bolivia visited Argentina. Likewise, the Argentine Foreign Minister paid a visit to Paraguay on 9th April.
Both Argentina and Ecuador are Spanish-speaking South American and Latin American countries. They both share the legacy of Spanish colonial rule.
Moreover, both nations cooperate within several intergovernmental organizations. Both countries are members of the Organization of American States (OAS), the Rio Group, the Latin American Economic System, the Latin American Energy Organization, and the Latin American Integration Association.