March 11, 2014
CFK takes part of UNASUR summit in Peru
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner took part of the Southamerican Nations Union summit in Lima, after Peruvian President Ollanta Humala took office.
The summit’s main topic was social inequality, like Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman had announced.
The summits final statement, which is titled “UNASUR’s commitment for equality,” states that “when creating the Southamerican Nations Union in Brasilia in 2008, we did do convinced of the fact that integration and union among Southamerican countries are necessary to move forward in sustainable development and the wellbeing of our people, as for the contribution to solve the problems that still affect the region, such as poverty, social exclusion and social inequality.”
“That is why we decided to build a model of cultural, social, economic and political integration, giving priority to the creation of public policies aiming to eliminate socioeconomic inequality, achieving social inclusion and encouraging social participation, the strengthening of democracy, sovereignty and independence of States.”
The summit took place in one of the Government’s house rooms.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner took part of a luncheon offered by Omala to all visiting presidents, alongside Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman. Afterwords, President Fernández de Kirchner headed towards Brazil, where she will take part of the ceremony of inauguration of the Argentine Embassy in Brasilia and will with meet Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.