Saturday, 11 July 2020

Spain recognizes Costa Rica as a strategic ally in the region in democracy and sustainable development

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado, received on Friday Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, at Casa Presidencial as part of his official tour of Latin America, where Costa Rica stands out as the only country in Central America and the Caribbean.

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez (left) walks with Costa Rica President, Carlos Alvarado, at Casa Presidencial on Friday, August 31. Foto: Roberto Carlos Sánchez / Casa Presidencial

Sánchez arrived in our country on Thursday afternoon. In the evening, delegations of both nations held bilateral meetings, whereby Sánchez highlighted Costa Rica as a strategic partner in the region in democracy and sustainable development.

“It is my wish that your government see in Costa Rica, based on our political and social stability and the credibility that we enjoy in many areas of common interest, a strategic ally of Spain in our region, to work hand in hand on issues as the defense of democracy, the protection of the environment and the effort to achieve sustainable development,” said President Alvarado.

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At Casa Presidential Friday, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez (left) met with Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado. Also attending was First Lady Claudia Dobles (in pink) and Vice President Epsy Campbell (in green). Foto: Roberto Carlos Sánchez / Casa Presidencial

At Casa Presidencial, Sánchez and Alvarado held discussions the on environment, climate change and decarbonization.

In this space, President Alvarado said that Costa Rica has shown to be innovative in promoting policies for the protection of the environment and the thesis that all countries should make important efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

The last time a Spanish Prime Minister visited Costa Rica was 2004.

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