Secretary Blinken´s Call with Chilean Foreign Minister Allamand
OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON
OCTOBER 19, 2021
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Chilean Foreign Minister Andres Allamand to express appreciation for his planned participation in the October 20 Migration Ministerial in Bogota and Chile’s ongoing support for refugees and migrants from the region, particularly from Venezuela and Haiti. They also discussed the documentation requirements for migrants to regularize their status under Chile’s new immigration law. They touched on shared goals in the bilateral relationship, including immediate actions to collaboratively support orderly, safe, and humane migration in the region, and halt the uncontrolled flow of irregular migrants through the hemisphere.