Monday 21 June 2021

Costa Rican Foreign Minister Meets With U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry in Washington

Costa Rica's Foreign Minister, Mauricio Gonzales (left) shakes hand with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Washington on Friday.
Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister, ManuelGonzalez (left) shakes hand with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Washington on Friday.

QCOSTARICA – The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Washington on Friday met with Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister, Manuel González, reaffirming the long history of friendship and strong relationships between the two countries.

During the meeting, Kerry recalled that Costa Rica was one of the first placed he visited in his infancy in the U.S. Senate, at a time when Costa Rica helped the region to emerge from the difficulties of regional war.

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The Secretary add that today Costa Rica is in the same way “working hard to promote economic development in the region while helping us deal with climate change.”

Gonzalez stressed that the bilateral relationship with the U.S. is “solid and sound”, based on historic ties of more than 164 years since diplomatic relations was established between the two countries.

Secretary of State John Kerry and Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel Gonzalez Sanz meet with reporters prior to their meeting at the State Department in Washington, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Kerry and Gonzalez meet with reporters prior to their meeting. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Foreign Minister reminded that Costa Rica and the United States share values of respect for democracy, fundamental freedoms, the promotion of human rights and respect for the environment.

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