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Kuczynski–Trump meeting to strengthen Peru-U.S. relations

Lima, Feb. 20. The upcoming meeting between Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and United States counterpart Donald Trump will further consolidate both countries' positive relation, former Foreign Affairs Minister Eduardo Ferrero affirmed.

"It will be a highly positive dialogue. Both presidents will get to know each other […], it will help consolidate the good time in bilateral ties," he told Andina news agency.

The diplomat thus highlighted the audience is certain to open up a channel of communication to address both countries' interests over the next years. 

"This meeting will mark the beginning of good communication to sustain a positive relation," Ferrero remarked. 

The former official also stressed the need to discuss migration affairs considering the number of U.S.-based Peruvians and the country's new immigration policy. Likewise, he referred to the countries' trade ties.

"We have an FTA with the U.S. […] It is in force and the dialogue will be a chance to reaffirm it," he noted.

Peru's Head of State will pay an official visit to the U.S. on February 23-27 to meet with President Donald Trump. Both leaders will address the countries' bilateral agenda. 

The statesman will also visit Princeton University, his alma mater, to give a conference on the Inca nation. He will also be honored by the Ivy League school for his "exceptional career."

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Published: 2/20/2017

Peru Congress authorizes presidential trip to the U.S.

Lima, Feb. 16. Peruvian Congress authorized President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's trip to the United States scheduled for February 23-27.

While abroad, the Head of State will hold a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and attend a Princeton University event.

Previously requested by the Executive Power, authorization was granted at Thursday's permanent commission session.

 

Corresponding resolution will be published in official El Peruano gazette.

 

Earlier on today, Prime Minister Fernando Zavala attended the session to address the request by the Executive Branch.

 

Trump

 

U.S. President Trump last Sunday invited his Peruvian counterpart for an official visit to his country, in order to deepen bilateral relations, Peru's Foreign Affairs Ministry reported.

The invitation was made during a phone call, in which the U.S. Commander-in-Chief said he hopes to hold a meeting with Mr. Kuczynski.

Likewise, both leaders exchanged views on the status of bilateral relations and the wide range of possibilities to deepen them on the bases of the defense of democratic principles and fight against corruption.

Subjects discussed also included strengthening economic growth, the humanitarian situation in Venezuela, as well as the promotion of democratic governance in the region. 

 

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Published: 2/16/2017

Readout of the President’s Call with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru to reinforce the strong bilateral ties that exist between the United States and Peru.  The two leaders agreed on the importance of building a foundation for robust economic growth in both countries. President Trump expressed concerns about developments in Venezuela, including that country’s humanitarian situation, and the two leaders discussed the need to promote democratic governance throughout the Western Hemisphere.  President Trump and President Kuczynski look forward to meeting with each other in the near future.