The Mercosur Summit will be virtual for the first time

Likewise, in the meetings, in which foreign ministers and high authorities of Mercosur will also take part, in addition to high representatives of the Associated States, the situation of the regional integration process will be analyzed according to the Foreign Ministry statement cited by the EFE agency.

In turn, it will deal with the external relations work carried out during the temporary presidency of Paraguay, which will cede office to Uruguay, countries that together with Brazil and Argentina make up Mercosur .

The meetings include the participation of the high representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrel, and members of international organizations.

The connection of the Summit of Presidents of Mercosur and Associated States will be carried out from the Central Bank of Paraguay, while those of the Mercosur Trade Commission, the Common Market Group and the Common Market Council will be made from the ede of the Chancellery.

Presidents Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil and Abdo Benítez himself for Paraguay will participate in this summit; while Argentina will be elected by Alberto Fernández and by Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou.

While Jeanine Áñez, interim who assumed office in Bolivia after the denunciations of Evo Morales for manipulation of presidential suffrages, was invited in December passed by Bolsonaro.

The list is completed with Sebastián Piñeira, from Chile; Iván Duque, from Colombia; Lenin Moreno, from Ecuador; David Granger of Guyana; Dési Bouterse, from Suriname and Martín Vizcarra, from Peru.

While Venezuela is an active member but is suspended due to the bloc's differences with President Nicolás Maduro.

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