France's Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will travel to Colombia and Haiti in a planned three-days tour that will begin December 16, reports the spokesman of the top French diplomat.
The Chancellor's first visit will be the Colombian Capital Bogota, to attend the opening of the Colombia-France cultural initiative aiming at strengthening the diversity of ties between the two countries. The french foreign Minister is also expected to express his country's support for the peace process initiated between the Colombian government and the guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia's People 's Army to end an over half a century of armed conflicts.
Then, Ayrault will travel to Haiti to manifest the solidarity of Paris with the Caribbean nation recently battered by Hurricane Matthew.
The Minister will meet with Haitian president Jocelerme Privert, and will also visit the city of Jeremie, the hardest hit town by last month's hurricane.