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Declaration of the President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela R., at the closing of the Seventh Summit of the Americas
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The Summits of the Americas are institutionalized gatherings of the heads of state and government of the Western Hemisphere where leaders discuss common policy issues, affirm shared values and commit to concerted actions at the national and regional level to address continuing and new challenges faced in the Americas. The Seventh Summit of the Americas was held in Panama City, Panama on April 10-11, 2015.
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