Chile calls for a South American convergence; pledges to bring together Mercosur and Pacific Alliance

December 22, 2015

Chilean president Michelle Bachelet called for “a convergence among governments” of South America despite the “political and ideological differences”, and anticipated that Chile will strongly promote the rapprochement between Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance. “We understand that in the region there are political differences and of economic organization and we believe that convergence is indispensable to advance in several issues”, said Bachelet during the Monday Mercosur presidential summit held in Paraguay.

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Topics: REGIONALISM

Regions: LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC)

Authors: MERCOPRESS

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