White smoke in Brussels. In the final minutes of the summit that since yesterday brings together 50 heads of state and government of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean in Brussels, while the leaders ate desserts and coffee for the late lunch with which the appointment, the negotiators of both blocs have agreed on a joint declaration on the Russian invasion of Ukraine that has the support of the Twenty-seven and all the countries of the South American region except Nicaragua.
The leaders of the 27 EU countries and 32 of the 33 CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States) partners “express our deep concern over the current war against Ukraine, which continues to cause great human suffering and is exacerbating existing fragilities in the global economy, limiting growth, increasing inflation, altering the supply chain, making energy more expensive and creating food insecurity, as well as increasing financial risks”, states the document, to which he has had access The vanguard, waiting for the official announcement. Only Nicaragua has refused to support the passage in the statement that alludes to Ukraine, a position that is reflected in a footnote to the statement. “In this sense, we support the need for a just and sustainable peace,” adds the text, which calls for the extension of the global initiative on Ukrainian cereals.