Chilean president accepts resignation of foreign minister

Chilean president accepts resignation of foreign minister

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Sunday accepted the resignation of Andres Allamand, who had been serving as the country’s foreign minister.

The president’s office said in a statement that Carolina Valdivia Torres, who was currently serving a…

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Sunday accepted the resignation of Andres Allamand, who had been serving as the country’s foreign minister.

The president’s office said in a statement that Carolina Valdivia Torres, who was currently serving as undersecretary of foreign affairs, will be the new interim foreign minister.

According to Xinhua, “President Sebastian Pinera thanks Andres Allamand for his leadership while in office and wishes Carolina Valdivia success in this new challenge.”

Allamand will become the secretary general of the Ibero-American General Secretariat in the coming weeks.

Pinera’s government will end on March 11