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Taken Questions
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 13, 2001
Question Taken at June 13, 2001 Daily Press Briefing

Colombia: Foreign Minister's Meeting with Deputy Secretary (Taken Question)

Question: Can you provide a read-out on Colombian Foreign Minister Fernandez de Soto’s meeting with Deputy Secretary Armitage?

Answer: Deputy Secretary Armitage and Colombian Foreign Minister Fernandez de Soto held a constructive and upbeat meeting on June 12. Among the issues discussed were the state of the Colombian peace process, recent Government of Colombia successes against the paramilitaries, international support for Colombia, renewal of the Andean Trade Preference Act, progress on Plan Colombia implementation, Andean regional issues, specific cases of Colombian nationals convicted in U.S. courts, and Temporary Protected Status for Colombians.


Released on June 14, 2001

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