European Union External Action

Meeting of the HR/VP Federica Mogherini and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay, HE Eladio Loizaga

The High Representive/Vice President Mogherini met Minister of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay, HE Eladio Loizaga as pro-tempore presidency of Mercosur on 18 November.
 
The Minister expressed his profound regrets on the terrorist attacks in Paris and assured of strong solidarity by Mercosur and his own country. 
 
The HRVP and Minister Loizaga agreed on the  importance to proceed with exchange of offers between the EU and Mercosur and expressed the hope that such exchange could take place during Paraguay's presidency. 
 
Both welcomed the excellent bilateral relations between the EU and Paraguay, including joint efforts to fight poverty, promote social inclusion through strengthening education, social protection and employment. Minister and High Representative also exchanged views on regional integration in Latin America.