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Foreign Minister Luis Gilberto Murillo Advances Colombia-U.S. Strategic Partnership with High-Level Talks in Washington, D.C.

On April 10th, Foreign Minister Luis Gilberto Murillo visited Washington, D.C. for high-level discussions with key officials from President Biden's administration, bipartisan congressional representatives, State Department officials, development agencies, and think tanks. His agenda focused on strengthening Colombia-U.S. relations and regional stability by fostering dialogue on peace initiatives, enhancing cooperation on migration, and promoting equity and inclusion of Afro-Colombians in the Colombia-U.S. relationship.

On April 11th, Foreign Minister Murillo participated in the United States-Colombia High-Level Strategic Dialogue hosted by Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer at the White House. Joined by senior officials from the Department of State, Homeland Security, and the National Security Council, the talks aimed at bolstering cooperation on migration, peace, security, and regional issues, with a focus on Venezuela. Mr. Finer commended Colombia for its leadership in establishing lawful migration pathways and maintaining initiatives like Safe Mobility Offices.

During an interview with CNN en Español, Foreign Minister Luis Gilberto Murillo reiterated the longstanding bilateral relationship between Colombia and the U.S. and the shared commitment to strengthening regional leadership.


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