The head of American diplomacy, Anthony Blinkenarrived this Tuesday at Chili in the second destination of a tour of the region that aims to meet with new leftist leaders.
Blinken landed during the afternoon in Santiago, confirmed an AFP journalist.
On Wednesday, he contemplates a meeting with the president of Chile, Gabriel Boric, and Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola to discuss issues of trade, migration and energy, among others.
The US secretary will also visit Chile’s National Electrical Coordinator, where US-owned companies help promote the use of renewable energy, which is growing rapidly in the country.
Before arriving in Santiago, Blinken visited Colombia, where he expressed his willingness to move towards a new anti-drug policy after meeting with the president of that country, Gustavo Petro.
On Thursday and Friday, he will be in Lima to participate in the annual General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), the main political forum in the region.
It is expected that the OAS assembly will adopt several resolutions against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, on the political and human rights crisis in Nicaragua, as well as the security crisis in Haiti.