Alan Wagner The Minister of Foreign Affairs held a meeting with his Canadian counterpart, Mark Jarnow, where they discussed issues related to the situation in the region and international relations once the COVID-19 pandemic has been overcome.
Through their social networks, the official account of Ministry of Foreign Affairs She talked about the meeting with the officials and what happened during their conversation.
“Peruvian Foreign Minister Alan Wagner held a fruitful virtual meeting with his Canadian counterpart Marc Garneau, They discussed the main aspects shaping the bilateral agenda, the situation in the region and international relations in the post-pandemic stage.”
Also, in your Twitter account, Garneau He explained that they discussed the crisis in Venezuela, as well as the economic, political and humanitarian situation in Peru and the countries of the region.
I and my Peruvian counterpart, Alan Wagner, had a fruitful discussion about the crisis in Venezuela. The deteriorating economic, political and humanitarian situation remains a major concern and Canada hopes to continue working with Peru and regional partners.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that nearly one million Peruvians are authorized to vote abroad
Referring to the second election round on Sunday, June 6, Deputy Foreign Minister Ignacio Higueras indicated that nearly one million Peruvian citizens living abroad would be able to exercise their right to vote, including those residing in countries where they could. Do not vote in the first round.
“In this second round, 100% of our citizens abroad will be able to vote, and the number is 997,033 citizens who will vote abroad on Sunday,” he explained.
The head of the ONPE bureau estimates that 400,000 Peruvians will vote abroad
Voting abroad is not mandatory, so not all Peruvians go to polling places on Election Day. In fact, ONPE President Piero Corveto estimates that about 400,000 citizens living abroad will go to the polls for the second round.
In the first round, just over 200,000 went to vote. We think (for the ballot) there will be about 400,000. This is what we expect, which will represent 1.5% of the total electorate in Peru called to vote,” Corveto said at the RPP.