Headline | 2/26/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombian Ministers of Defense and Foreign Relations meet with Clinton
After meeting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Bermúdez said that, although Obama’s team has got bigger priorities (like facing the financial crisis), both Colombia and the US will work together to have the FTA ratified.
Jim Jones, National Security Adviser, also met the two Colombian officials who are on tour this week in the US. According to Santos, Jones is “very interested in continuing with Plan Colombia and with the military cooperation between both countries.
Leon Panetta, new head of the CIA, and congressmen John Kerry, Christopher Dodd and Roy Blunt also discussed those important issues with Bermúdez and Santos.