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Mexico’s Enrique Peña Nieto heads to Chile for Presidential Ceremony

Mexico City, Mexico — Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto will travel to the Republic of Chile to attend the Transmission Ceremony of the Presidential Command, in which the President-elect Sebastián Piñera will take office.

The announcement was made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who explained that the links between Mexico and Chile are characterized by their constant and frank political dialogue and an increasing economic dynamism since the entry of the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries in 1999.

The two remain in close cooperation thanks to the Strategic Association Agreement, which has been in force since 2006. Mexico and Chile are also founding members of the Pacific Alliance.

Chile is the third largest trading partner of Mexico and the 4th largest investor in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The official delegation that will accompany President Enrique Peña Nieto will be integrated by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Luis Videgaray Caso, the Ambassador of Mexico in Chile, Rubén Beltrán Guerrero and the Chief of the Presidential General Staff, General Roberto Miranda Moreno.

Others on hand will include the General Coordinator of Social Communication, Mr. Eduardo Sánchez Hernández, the Assistant Secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean, Amb. Luis Alfonso de Alba Góngora and the Coordinator of Advisors to the President of the Republic, Dr. Carlos Pérez Verdía Canales.