Cristina traveled to Peru for ASPA summit
Lima, September 30, 2012
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will travel tomorrow to Peru to attend the Third Summit of Heads of State and Government of South American and Arab Countries.
Government House sources said to M24Digital that the president would take the Malvinas issue, in a new claim to the United Kingdom by opening dialogue.
The summit “has a purpose bi-regional integration and a clear horizon to promote the political, economic, investment and cooperation,” organizers said.
The presidents of South America that have already confirmed their presence are: Cristina Kirchner, Evo Morales, Dilma Rousseff, Juan Manuel Santos, Sebastián Piñera, Rafael Correa, Donald Ramotar of Guyana, and José Mujica, besides the host president Ollanta Humala.
The notable absentee is Hugo Chavez, who will not attend because of the presidential elections to be held on October 7 in Venezuela.
From the Arab block, Jordanian King Abdullah bin Al-Hussein, the president of Lebanon, Michel Sleiman, and Tunisia, Moncef Marzouki, in addition to the Sheikh of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani.