Ecuadorian President Says Colombia Agrees to Ratify Maritime Border

Posted on August 5, 2011 • Filed under: Border Issues, Colombia, Ecuador, Politics

According to Colombia and Ecuador will begin a formal agreement to establish their maritime border. After meeting his counterpart in Lima for the inauguration of Peruvian president Ollanta Humala, Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa says they are both in agreement on the issue and that there is no controversy surrounding the matter. Correa says he also spoke to the commander of the Colombian Army, Alvaro Echandia on the 25th of July about the matter and got his consent. The Ecuadorian president says he is concerned that the maritime borders are not legally defined. Last May, Ecuador and Peru established their maritime border with the help of agreements signed by Lima, Quito and Santiago in 1952 and 1954.Read Article

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