Colombia and the UK are going through the best moment in their bilateral relationship.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the end of the bilateral meeting he had with the President of the Republic, Ivan Duque, in the midst of the work agenda he had begun to carry out in London, He sent greetings to the Colombian people.

Johnson, quite comfortable next to the Colombian president, whom he doesn’t hesitate to call his friend, He reiterated the importance of continuing to fight for biological and natural heritage and to continue to fight climate change.

The Colombian president referred to the meeting and the words of Boris Johnson via his Twitter account: “The words of the British Prime Minister, @BorisJohnsongood friend colombia, that recognizes our global leadership in the protection of biodiversity and the fight against #climate crisis. #WorkVisitToLondon“.

“Amazing, it’s great to be here with my friend President Duque and I just wanted to send heartfelt congratulations to the Colombian people for all they did to show leadership in the worldJohnson retained.

And he added: “Leadership on the protection of the biological and natural heritage of our forests, thank you.”

It should be noted that Colombia inaugurated a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the UK this Wednesdaya situation that was consolidated as a result of a meeting between President Duque and Prime Minister Johnson.

This means Colombia became one of the first countries in Latin America to sign a Free Trade Agreement with the UK after leaving the European Union or Brexit.

High-level sources from the Republican Presidency revealed to SEMANA that Colombia has successfully completed all its internal, constitutional and legal procedures for the entry into force of an FTA with the UK.

It was also explained that Colombia and the UK maintain tariff preferences through diplomatic notes every six months, “until it reached this historic moment where the Free Trade Agreement was formalized”, highlight the national government.

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