Equatorial Guinea supporting peace process in Colombia

The United Nations Security Council has just finished a hectic working schedule in Colombia. The country was visited by the ambassadors from the fifteen member States on 11th July, to evaluate the implementation of the peace agreement between the Government of the country and the FARC.

On arrival in Colombia, the members of the highest decision-making body of the United Nations was received, first by the President of the country, H. E. Ivan Duque, and the Minister for Foreign Relations, Carlos Holmes Trujillo; a meeting in which the leader of Colombia reiterated his commitment to bring about the implementation and construction of a stable, lasting peace.

The President of Colombia also used the occasion to suggest to the United Nations that the organisation postpones for a further year the verification of the post-conflict process.

For their part, the members of the Security Council, including the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea before the United Nations, Anatolio Ndong Mba, reiterated the commitment of continuing to support the process, taking into account the huge efforts made by the Colombian Government in order to achieve this aim.

During this visit concerning the objective of peace, the members of the UN decision-making body also met the representative of the General Secretary in Colombia, various political sectors and civil society.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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