PRESS RELEASE – Saint Lucia has formalised diplomatic relations with the Republic of Fiji. On January 27, 2016, Ambassadors Peter Thomson of the Republic of Fiji and Menissa Rambally of Saint Lucia signed the instruments establishing diplomatic relations.
The agreement aims to promote relations of friendship and cooperation between the two sides in the political, economic and cultural spheres at the national and international levels.
This latest formal solidification of diplomatic ties represents the consolidation of Saint Lucia’s active diplomatic outreach, which seeks to build mutually beneficial partnerships to address Saint Lucian interests in the context of an ever evolving global environment.
Following the signing the two Ambassadors discussed matters of common interest to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and the opportunities for further bilateral cooperation at the United Nations.