During the meeting, the diplomat pledged that his country was ready to defend dialogue and consensus, seek realistic solutions and adjust with the rule of law and personal guarantees, the Panamanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
As part of his visit to Brussels, Mouns also spoke with Sophie Wilms, Minister of Foreign Affairs, European, Foreign Trade and Federal Cultural Institutions of the Kingdom of Belgium, who stressed the need to strengthen political dialogue and encourage bilateral investment.
“We share the same views on gender issues and we understand that this path to breaking homogenous systems requires good allies,” the head of Isthmian diplomacy said in a note on the commonalities with his speaker.
This Wednesday, the Panamanian Foreign Minister spoke with Juta Urbailin, the European Commission’s Commissioner for International Associations, who is responsible for diversified forums and education development, and for alliances to strengthen Panama’s presence on topics of interest.
In this regard, the Central American Nation has received a program to encourage participation in the Erasmus University Scholarship Program, which has new funds to sustain post-epidemic demand, the source said.
Both officials evaluated the progress of cooperation plans with the EU, particularly considering the Copernican Emergency Management Service, the data center for providing risk mapping and rescue services from Central America and Panama to the Caribbean, and its geographical location, logistics and connectivity.
For his part, the Electoral Commission’s Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginius Sincavius, expressed interest in the responsibilities of the Isthmus Nation in responsible fishing and maritime conservation after the expansion of the underwater mountain range, for the coexistence of its local and biodiversity.
During his mission visit to Belgium, Moines met with David McAllister, chairman of the European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee, yesterday to discuss issues related to the global relevance of the Covit-19.
In this regard, it is noteworthy that the Commissioner confirmed that Latin America, which accounts for 8.5 per cent of the world’s population and one-fifth of the deaths caused by this disease, needs special attention after the epidemic.
According to the Panamanian Foreign Minister, bilateral cooperation is the way out of this crisis that affects women, youth, minority groups and ethnic groups from the informal socio-economic spectrum.
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