Search

 

Cablegate: Peru and Chile Agree to Resume "Two Plus Two"

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS LIMA 002625

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PINS PE CI
SUBJECT: PERU AND CHILE AGREE TO RESUME "TWO PLUS TWO"
MEETINGS

REF: LIMA 2302

1. In a press release issued on June 10, Peru's Foreign
Ministry announced that Peruvian FM Rodriguez and Chilean FM
Walker had decided to convene a meeting on July 6 of the "2
plus 2" mechanism, the consultative group made up of the
Foreign and Defense Ministers of the two countries. This
step had been agreed to previously in the Joint Declaration
(text furnished in reftel) signed by the Foreign Ministers on
May 22 with reference to the controversy over Chilean arms
sales to Ecuador during the 1995 Peru-Ecuador border
conflict. Scheduling a date for the "2 plus 2" meeting is a
further indication of the desire of the GOP and the GOC to
return their relations to a more normal footing.

2. Embassy's informal translation of the press release
follows:

(Begin text)

Press Release 255-05

The Foreign Minister of Peru, Manuel Rodriguez Cuadros, and
of Chile, Ignacio Walker Prieto, decided to convene a meeting
of the Permanent Committee for Political Consultation and
Coordination (known as the "2 plus 2" mechanism), for
Wednesday, July 6, in Lima.

Besides the Foreign Ministers of Peru and Chile, the
Ministers of Defense of the two countries, Roberto Chiabra
and Jaime Ravinet, respectively, will also participate in
this meeting.

Also, the Foreign Ministers confirmed the occurrence of the
Annual Meeting of the High Military Command Roundtable, which
will take place in Santiago on Monday, July 4.

These meetings between the high military commands take place
annually alternating sites between Chile and Peru, the last
having been located in Lima.

Lima, June 10, 2005

(End text)
STRUBLE

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Samoa’s Stunning Election Result: On The Verge Of A New Ruling Party For The First Time In 40 Years

Tamasailau Suaalii Sauni , University of Auckland and Patricia A. O'Brien , Georgetown University Samoan politics is on a knife edge. After the country voted in general elections on April 9, counting so far has resulted in a dead heat between the two ... More>>

Timor-Leste: UN Agencies Support Response In Wake Of Deadly Floods

United Nations agencies in Timor-Leste are supporting response efforts, as floods and landslides left widespread damage across the country, including in the capital, Dili. According to media reports, at least 21 people died in the country and many ... More>>

Myanmar: Stop ‘Widespread Violence’ Against Children, UN Officials Urge

Senior United Nations officials on Thursday strongly condemned the ongoing violence by Myanmar’s security forces against civilians, including children, as the members of the Security Council expressed alarm at the rapidly deteriorating situation in ... More>>

Focus On: UN SDGs

UN: Growing Calls For Revamping Development Financing To Ensure Sustainable Global Recovery From COVID-19 Pandemic

Forum to highlight new initiatives to tackle inequalities exacerbated by pandemic With many economies reeling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as inequalities continue to widen, world leaders will discuss options to unlock concrete investments ... More>>

How Can We Vaccinate The World? Five Challenges Facing The UN-Backed COVAX Programme

The aim of the UN-backed COVAX scheme is to get two billion vaccine doses into the arms of around a quarter of the population of poorer countries by the end of 2021. What are the main challenges that need to be overcome, if this historic global effort ... More>>

Department Of Global Communications: UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ Message For World Health Day 2021

5 APRIL 2021 As COVID-19 Reveals Immoral Inequities in Health System, Secretary-General Observance Message Calls for Applying Policies, Assigning Resources to Ensure Everyone Thrives Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World ... More>>