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Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visits U.S. Southern Command

July 14, 2018

This report originally published at southcom.mil.

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Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters Saturday, where he met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander and other leaders from the headquarters to learn more about the command and its defense partnership with Colombia. Duque visited the headquarters as he prepares to assume the presidency of Colombia Aug. 7.

His visit reflects the longstanding cooperative ties between the United States and Colombia and highlights the strong defense partnership between the two countries’ armed forces.  SOUTHCOM expressed its desire to continue its successful partnership with the Colombian armed forces and collaboration towards increasing security and stability in the region.”

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