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El Salvador, Fiji Now Friends

The Republic of El Salvador and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations last week during a ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations in New
02 Feb 2015 12:14
El Salvador,  Fiji Now Friends
From left: Minister Counsellor Torres of the El Salvador Permanent Mission, Ambassador Ruben Armando Escalante Hasbun, Fiji’s Ambassador to the United Nations Peter Thomson and Ilisapeci Vakacegu during the formalisation ceremony in New York.

The Republic of El Salvador and the Republic of Fiji formalised diplomatic relations last week during a ceremony at the Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations in New York.

The Charge d’Affaires of El Salvador’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Ambassador Ruben Armando Escalante Hasbun, and his Fijian counterpart, Ambassador Peter Thomson, signed a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The communiqué conveys the agreement of both States for their diplomatic relations to be based on the principles and purposes of the United Nations Charter and international law.

Particularly in the maintenance of international peace and security, equality among States, respect of national sovereignty, territorial integrity and non-interference in the internal affairs of other States.

The communiqué expresses the desire of both States to strengthen bonds of friendship and co-operation between Fiji and El Salvador.

Following the formalisation ceremony, Ambassadors Hasbun and Mr Thomson held talks on areas of common interest between their two countries and potential areas of co-operation at the United Nations.

 

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