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Peña Nieto and Santos undertake to combat drug trafficking

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Peña Nieto stressed that agreed to greater cooperation and exchange of information "that allows us to stand together and joining forces to fight more effectively against organized crime and particularly dedicated to drug trafficking"

Mexico and Colombia signed various agreements on trade, tourism, education and security issues within the framework of the state visit to this country doing Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon.

The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, said that from these agreements relation to the strategic partnership level rises.

"Today we signed important agreements that reinforce and affirm the relationship of trust between the two countries. Agreements to raise bilateral relations to a strategic level which will promote greater political dialogue, promote greater trade flows and bilateral cooperation," said Peña Nieto for a message by both leaders to the press.

With these agreements, he added Peña Nieto, also managed to reaffirm the commitment to generate greater cooperation and exchange of information "that allows us to stand together and joining forces to fight more effectively against organized crime and particularly dedicated to drug trafficking ".

As part of the agreements signed Friday is the establishment of a platform for exchange of migration information in real time, "for greater security among our countries and greater security cooperation throughout the region," said Peña Nieto.

It also provides for the exchange between universities as well as encourage more tourism and trade flows in the context of the Pacific Alliance, which also integrate Chile and Peru.

Taking the floor chairman Colombia coincided with Mexican like the need to raise the quality regarding strategic partnership in the bilateral and multilateral levels.

In this regard, referring to the Pacific Alliance, said that this is one mechanism of "major" created in recent years integration because "gathers 40 percent of GDP in Latin America and its members constitute the sixth largest economy in the world ".

Traslation Belén Zapata