According to the press service of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry, the 11th Summit of the Pacific Alliance took place on June 29-30 in Puerto Varas city, Chile. Ukraine’s delegation was headed by Yuriy Dyudin, the country’s ambassador in Argentina and Chile. The official took part in the ministerial session of member countries and observers. The sides talked through prospects of cooperation between the four member countries and the 49 observers in the Alliance – specifically, in the areas of trade, innovations, small and medium business.
‘Ukraine pays special attention to deepening mutually beneficial cooperation with Latin American countries and members of Asian and Pacific regions. In this regard, the status of an observer may be used as an extra tool for more active cooperation in trade, science, technologies, education and investment areas,’ the Foreign Ministry said.
Ukraine’s application for observer status was approved by the Ministerial Council of the Alliance. Their session took place in Mexico City on June 8.