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Costa Rica prepares to assume CELAC presidency
Published on September 23, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (ACN) -- The government of Costa Rica has started preparations to assume the pro-tempore presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) as of January 2014.

Foreign Minister Enrique Castillo
Costa Rican foreign minister Enrique Castillo said that a meeting took place on Thursday with the participation of government officials from different sectors, according to PL news agency.

Castillo stressed the significance of the regional bloc, given its important role in this part of the world.

CELAC is made up of 33 countries and aims at promoting development and regional integration.
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