Joe Biden, President of the United States, puts “heavy” to meet with Petro

president Joe Biden has appointed a high level delegation To accompany him in a meeting this afternoon with his counterpart Gustavo Petro.

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The president has 10 members of his cabinet at his side; Three of them have the rank of minister: Minister of Foreign AffairsHomeland Security Secretary Anthony Blinken, Alejandro Mayorcas; and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.

In addition, the Presidential Homeland Security Advisor, Elizabeth Sherwood Randall, will be there. Samantha Power, USAID Administrator; Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry; Special Adviser for the Americas, Chris Dodd; the responsible ambassador, Francisco Palmieri; Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian Nichols; and National Security Adviser Juan Gonzalez.

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For his part, President Petro will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Alvaro Leyva; Defense Secretary Ivan Velazquez; Minister of Justice, Nestor Osuna; Chief of Staff Laura Sarabia; Among other things.

The working visit between the two leaders will begin at 1:30 p.m. CST and last about an hour.

Usually, these types of encounters are divided into two parts. Firstly, A private session between the two presidents in the Oval Office, where only a small group of both delegations enter. And then a bilateral meeting in which the two teams participate.

At the beginning of the session, the two chairs greeted the press for a few moments to make a statement. Once the meeting is over, but still inside the White House, President Petro will answer a few questions Additional information to members of the accredited press.

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Before arriving for his appointment with Biden, President Petro met with Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; With the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Jim Risch, and with the most senior Republican member of this committee, Jim Risch.

Sergio Gomez Masire

Correspondent EL TIEMPO


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