Piñera highlights “advances” in fair trade and climate change at G20 Summit 2018

BUENOS AIRES – Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera made a positive assessment of the 13th G20 Summit, which took place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Highlighting the advances in favor of more open and fair trade and in the fight against climate change the Argentina’s capital, Piñera said, “We made great progress, created a climate of greater dialogue, of better will, of greater search for agreements and also an attitude of moving from words, commitments, action and results.”

Regarding the importance of the meeting between countries of all continents, the Chilean president said that “they are very important for all, but especially for small countries for Chile that believe in the importance of a world order with clear rules, objective, agreement and transparency.”

Piñera also responded to questions from the press in the framework of the G20 meeting. In addition to emphasizing the commercial (tariff) war, the president made reference to his new conversation with his French counterpart, Emanuel Macron; to the issue of Venezuela and the formalization of the four former carabineros for the Catrillanca case.

The president also held separate meetings with leaders of India, Turkey, Italy, the Netherlands, and the UK within the framework of the G20 Leaders Summit the Argentina capital.

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