Marta Lucía Ramírez appointed Colombia’s Foreign Minister

Colombian President Ivan Duque has announced that that Marta Lucía Ramírez has been as  the new Foreign Minister of Colombia. She replaces Claudia Blum to the ministerial post, 

“I want to appoint our vice president, Dr. Marta Lucía Ramírez de Rincón, as the new foreign minister of the republic”, Duque said. 

Ramirez will maintain her position as vice president while assuming the new role. 

Claudia Blum resigned last week in the midst of the crisis caused by social protests. 

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