Guatemala City, by AGN – Brenda Larios.-The embassies of the United States and the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Guatemala expressed their congratulations to the government of this country for the support given to Ukraine during its conflict with Russia.
Using its official social accounts, the U.S. Embassy highlighted the work visit of President Alejandro Giammattei to Ukraine, where he met with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
The U.S Embassy posted, “We applaud the efforts of the government of Guatemala to support the right of Ukrainians to live in peace. Such actions have been demonstrated as being the first Latin American country to make a presidential visit to Ukraine since the Russian invasion.”
Meanwhile, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) congratulated the Guatemalan president on visiting Ukraine and described it as historic.
“The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) congratulates the historic visit to Ukraine by President Alejandro Giammattei, which represents a deep commitment of the Guatemalan people and government to the value of peace,” reads the statement.
The embassy shares the value of peace with Guatemala and Ukraine while urging all international partners to preserve harmony in society through joint actions.
President Giammattei’s Visit
President Giammattei went on an official visit to Ukraine to strengthen the ties of friendship and cooperation between both nations.
The Guatemalan president was received by his Ukrainian counterpart, with whom he released a joint statement to report on the agreements reached during this visit.
During his speech, the Guatemalan president called for a united effort to work for peace and harmony among nations.
“As long as human beings die in pointless wars, we must promote, more than ever, democracy, peace, and the diplomatic solution to disputes between nations,” he said.
As a result of the official visit, both nations established bilateral agreements to strengthen cooperation.
During the joint statement, they announced signing such agreements on trade and tourism exchange, among others.
The agreements reached this bilateral meeting include:
– The mutual abolition of the mandatory visa requirement between the two countries.
-Trade and economic strengthening.
-The possibility of purchasing agricultural products between the two countries.