• Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland



  • 8 May 2017

    "I expect fruitful cooperation between Poland and Peru in the UN Security Council," Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said during talks with the Undersecretary of State at the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nestor Popolizio Bardales.

    Poland and Peru are seeking non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council for 2018-2019. Referring to this year's 95th anniversary of the establishment of mutual relations, the head of Polish diplomacy stressed the need to further boost bilateral relations.


    Minister Witold Waszczykowski also expressed his hope that the Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski would visit Poland in 2018 during the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Poland's independence.







    The Foreign Minister also declared Poland's readiness to support the transformation process in Peru, including in the context of the country's efforts to become an OECD member.


    Deputy Minister Popolizio Bardales handed Minister Waszczykowski an invitation to make an official visit to Peru. The two sides discussed the challenges and threats in Europe and its neighbourhood as well as the political situation in Latin America and the Caribbean.


    Also taking place today were the 7th Polish-Peruvian political consultations, co-chaired by Deputy Minister Marek Ziółkowski.







    During the talks, the partners touched on issues related to political, economic and cultural cooperation and reviewed the legal and treaty base of bilateral relations. The discussion also concerned multilateral cooperation, for example within the United Nations system as well as the current political and economic situation in Europe and Latin America. Among the topics discussed was: Brexit, migration, the situation in Venezuela.


    There has been a growing interest in cooperation between companies from both countries, facilitated by the implementation of the Trade Agreement between EU and Peru, Colombia, Ecuador. It was reiterated that the Pacific Alliance, of which Poland has been an observer since 2015, is becoming an important platform for cooperation.


    The Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific and Logistic Antarctic Cooperation was signed on the margins of the talks. The agreement will make cooperation between Poland and Peru in the Antarctic region a new important area of bilateral dialogue. The parties also signed an agreement on paid work by staff members of a diplomatic mission or consular mission.


    MFA Press Office

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