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Statement by White House on the Bilateral Meeting Between President Biden and President Petro
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April 14, 2023

Statement by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Bilateral Meeting Between President Joe Biden and President Gustavo Petro of Colombia

On April 20, President Joe Biden will host President Gustavo Petro of Colombia for a bilateral meeting at the White House. Colombia is a key partner of the United States, and during the meeting, the two leaders will discuss how the United States and Colombia can continue to deepen our strong bilateral relationship by making progress on areas of mutual national interest, including promoting further economic and security cooperation. The two leaders will also discuss joint efforts to counter narcotics trafficking, combat climate change, address our regional migration challenge, and promote democratic values and human and labor rights in the region and the world.