EU official lauds Peru’s socioeconomic progressSouce:Xinhua Publish By Thomas Whittle Updated 23/01/2013 6:22 pm in World / no comments
LIMA, Jan. 22 — European Union (EU) foreign affairs and security chief Catherine Ashton on Tuesday praised Peru’s economic and social progress.
“I want to congratulate Peru for working on its economic growth and converting it into social inclusion and equity,” Ashton said at a meeting with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala.
She also spoke highly of peru’s progress in fighting child malnutrition in order to build a better future for Peru.
Ashton visited Peru on her way to Chile, where she will take part in the first summit between the EU and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States at the weekend.