Visit of Sebastián Piñera Echenique, President of Chile, to José Manuel Barroso: joint press briefing
On 15 November 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile, in Brussels.
They expressed appreciation for the expansion in cooperation in recent years. The EU/Chile Association Agreement, signed in 2002, played a significant role in deepening mutual relations, especially in trade. There are many areas that can profit from yet deeper cooperation between the EU and Chile.
The leaders also discussed the upcoming EU/CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) Summit that will take place in Chile in January 2013.