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Spain’s Secretary of State Touts Improved Cooperation Between EU and Latin America

By: PanAm Post Staff - Dec 13, 2013, 1:35 pm

Earlier today, Jesús Gracia Aldaz, Spain’s secretary of state, defended his hopes for improved socio-economic cooperation between the European Union and the Confederation of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). Garcia shared his positive outlook in a press interview in Rome, where he attended yesterday’s 6th Italy-Latin America Conference.

“We are the country in Europe, and I would even say the world, with the greatest Latin-American relationship in terms of educational, economic, and development cooperation. The Latin-American dimension in international politics is very important to us,” said Garcia.

Garcia referenced the Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation (FCAS) as “iconic,” a Spanish cooperation with Latin America that focuses on improving clean water accessibility Latin America and the Caribbean.

Source: El Universo.