“Italy attributes great importance to enhancing cooperation with Colombia in all sectors. We consider Colombia to be one of the most dynamic Latin American Countries and in line with our values. Italian companies look with great interest to the development opportunities of Colombia, both in terms of their economic growth and of their highly open markets.
Colombia is also an important regional player and we welcome its commitment to find a solution to the Venezuelan crisis.”
The statement was made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano, following his meeting at the Farnesina with his Colombian counterpart, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar. During the meeting, which was held on the sidelines of the 8th Italy-Latin American and Caribbean Conference, focus was placed on bilateral relations and regional and international issues.