Venezuela's FM to attend inauguration ceremony of new Colombian president (2)

16:14, August 07, 2010      

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Costa Rica's president highlighted Colombia's efforts against drug trafficking and expressed her confidence in the new government.

El Salvador's president expressed his gratitude for the invitation to the inauguration ceremony. "We are interested in deepening economic, political and commercial ties with this country," he said.

Haiti's Prime Minister Jean Max Bellerive also arrived Friday and thanked the Colombian people for their support after the devastating earthquake of Jan. 12.

About 5,000 guests are expected to attend Santos' inauguration ceremony on Saturday.

Santos won the second round of Colombia's presidential election on June 20 with around 70 percent of the vote.

Source: Xinhua
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