The Minister of foreign Affairs of Andorra Gilbert Saboya took part in jubilee, the 70th UN General Assembly in new York. During the visit he held a meeting with his Portuguese counterpart Rui Chancerelle de Machete, where they signed agreement on avoidance of double taxation between Andorra and Portugal.
The agreement on this issue between the two countries was reached at the end of November last year at the meeting of Prime Ministers of Portugal and Andorra Antoni Marti and Pedro Passos Coelho in the framework of the Ibero-American summit in Dakar. “This document is a tool to further strengthen of economic relations between two countries “, stated parts in the official joint statement.
The same document wal also signed by Gilbert Saboya and his collegue from Liechtenstein Aurelia Frick. The document is at the process of ratification now by General Council.
Gilbert Saboya also met in new York with his colleagues from the Principality of San Marino and Monaco Gilles Tonelli and Pasquale Valentini. The parties discussed the issues of integration with the European Union. During the visit, he also met with the foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, Colombia and Romania.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Andorra participated in the interactive dialogue on climate change, demonstrating the firm commitment of the Principality to follow the policy of environmental protection. He confirmed the plans of Andorra to reduce by 37% the volume of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.