El Salvador Seeks Trade Agreement with Belize

The country is to begin negotiations to reach a trade agreement that will enable it, with Belize's help, to build close ties with the Caribbean.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The negotiations were announced by Salvadoran foreign affairs minister, Hugo Martínez, after his recent visit to Belize. These are the first of their kind in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

"We are exploring options with Belize to negotiate a partial scope agreement (PSA)," explained Martínez in a TV interview, according to an article on El Mundo's web portal.

El Salvador's diplomatic head also discussed other topics with his Belizean counterpart, Wilfred Elrington, such as, "joining forces to cooperate more in technical areas, forestry, climate change, academic exchange and scholarships," according to a communication from the ministry.



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