Bachelet initiated diplomatic visit in Argentina on Sunday

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The presidents of Chile and Argentina seeking to relaunch diplomatic relations and bilateral cooperation after a period of stagnation during the administration of Sebastián Piñera (Photo Archive)

The president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, start from Sunday his first state visit to Argentina to meet his counterpart, Cristina Fernandez, to deepen bilateral relations between the two países.Al As in his previous term (between 2006 and 2010), Argentina is the first destination of Bachelet in its international agenda. “Our purpose is to increase economic ties of integration but also political and cultural ties. You have to give density to our relations, “he told media Muñóz.Bachelet Herald Chancellor will meet with Fernandez from Monday to strengthen diplomatic relations between the two nations; then the deadlock occurred during the administration of former President Sebastián Piñera.Por Meanwhile, Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said that “we had a good relationship with the Piñera administration, and probably will continue to build the relationship with President Bachelet whom we know, we , admire and consider a very good friend of Argentina. “Brazilian Foreign Minister, Luis Alberto Figueiredo was invited to meet with the aim of bringing the two governments and serve as a bridge between the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), which Chile is a member, and the Pacific Alliance, in an attempt to expand the market for trade.Both Bachelet and Fernandez will relaunch the Maipú Treaty, signed in 2009 and covers themes of integration, economic cooperation, social security, education, culture, cooperation in defense, science and technology; free movement across their borders, among other things bilaterales.Se estimated Bachelet also meet with senior representatives of the judicial and legislative powers.