Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Peruvian President Castillo

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Office of the Spokesperson

For Immediate Release

November 11, 2021

Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Peruvian President Castillo

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met virtually with Peruvian President Pedro Castillo today from Lima, Peru, while the President was visiting rural communities in Ayacucho, Peru.  Deputy Secretary Sherman and President Castillo discussed issues important to the U.S.-Peru bilateral relationship, including growing bilateral opportunities for trade and investment, advancing human rights, promoting inclusive economic growth, and combating the climate crisis. Deputy Secretary Sherman also thanked President Castillo for Peru’s work to strengthen democracy.