The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) hails the anniversary, on February 5, 2015, of 90 years since the establishment of political-diplomatic relations between Romania and the Republic of Chile.
According to a release by MAE, in the nine decades of bilateral relations Romania and Chile have proven they are partners in constructive dialogue both bilaterally and multilaterally. In the past years, the bilateral cooperation has also benefited from the positive developments recorded in the relations of the European Union with Latin America.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs appreciates the way in which Romanian-Chilean relations developed on all bilateral interest fronts. Founded on the common values of democracy and market economy, Romania and the Republic of Chile have promoted in the past decades a cooperation based on sustainable development, entrepreneurship spirit and innovation in domains such as technology of information, renewable energy and education.
Romania and Chile have, as well, a tradition of cooperation in multilateral levels and of reciprocal support of each others candidacies for different responsibilities in the international forums.
In 1911 engineer Catone Nicoreanu was named Consul of the Republic of Chile in Bucharest, a post he held until 1913. He also held, from June 1, 1921 until October 28, 1925, the post of Honorary Consul of Romania to Santiago de Chile. Romania and the Republic of Chile have established legation-level diplomatic ties on February 5, 1925, informs Agerpres.