Saturday, June 11, 2011

Humala was meeting with Lula to strengthen ties with Brazil

The agenda of the elected president of Peru, Ollanta Humala, in his second day visit to Brazil has only one strong point: the meeting with his personal friend, the exmandatario Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. After meeting yesterday with the president of the country, Dilma Rousseff, Humala has traveled to Sao Paulo today to meet with the politician who, in his own words, is a role model in Latin America.

Peruvian Ambassador Luis Chuquihuara, told Radio Programas del Peru, said that this appointment will "reaffirm the importance of the policy developed in Brazil." Humala's closeness to Lula is such that during the campaign had two consultants linked to the Workers Party president. "They have been friends for a long time, there is a relationship.

With respect to its southern neighbor, Humala said in an interview with the newspaper El Mercurio, who wants to "heal the wounds of the past" with Chile. "We will improve relations with Chile. We take a step forward in regard to signs of confidence begin to heal past wounds, which until now clouding relations between the two countries, "he said in the interview, which also stressed that its goal is to strengthen not only trade and investment ties, but also cultural, brotherhood and solidarity between the two peoples.

"We want a relationship of parity with Chile. Peru is a large colony in the brother country of the south, and as we said during the campaign, we will ensure their rights and migrant status, "he added.

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