Mexico interested in signing FTA with Peru, says Foreign Minister

Andina | 8 June 2010

Mexico interested in signing FTA with Peru, says Foreign Minister

Lima, Jun. 08 (ANDINA). — Mexico is interested in signing a Free Trade Agreement with Peru and maintain a fluent political dialogue between both countries, Mexico’s foreign minister Patricia Espinoza announced Tuesday, after holding a bilateral meeting with her Peruvian counterpart, José García Belaunde.

Last May, both countries agreed on resuming the talks in order to conclude the negotiation.

“In the bilateral meeting we mentioned that a few weeks ago, the trade authorities met and showed progress on the negotiations of the trade agreement (…) There’s an interest in signing it and meetings are taking place for it,” Espinoza told Andina news agency.

Mexican Foreign Minister described the bilateral relation between Peru and Mexico as excellent and said that her country hopes to have a fluent dialogue with Peruvian authorities.

“We have an excellent relationship, a fluent political dialogue and growing economic relation, I believe we have very positives expectations towards the future,” she said.

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