Outgoing Duque warns against ‘stupidity’ of reversing Colombian trade liberalization

Polls suggest that leftist candidate Gustavo Petro could come to power in Colombia's presidential elections, the first round of which will be held on May 29, and challenge the way the process is working.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reversing Colombia's trade liberalization "would be an unprecedented stupidity," outgoing President Ivan Duque warned his possible successor Thursday during a final visit to the United Kingdom to promote trade and attract investment.

The Colombian conservative, who previously traveled to London in June 2019, met privately with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who in a video posted on Twitter "wholeheartedly congratulated" the Colombian people for their work to protect the environment.

He also met with Prince William, the second heir to the British throne, who is very involved in the fight against climate change, and with Minister . . .

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