At the end of a meeting held this Friday between the Attorney General of Colombia, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, and the ambassador of the United States, Philip S. Goldberg, the two officials announced the signing of an agreement to create a working group whose objective will be the search for transnational fugitives. 

In this way, the ties of friendship and judicial cooperation between the Office of the Attorney General in Colombia and the United States Government are strengthened and deepened to decisively fight against the criminal organizations that affect the two nations. 

Among the issues that were discussed at the meeting, was the need to move forward in the fight against drug trafficking, criminal economies, and structures that threaten the values ​​and principles of the two countries. 

The Prosecutor emphasized that within the framework of the judicial cooperation, agreements for more than 21 million dollars have been signed. 

The Attorney General described the Government of the United States, as a strategic partner to decisively fight against actions related to money laundering activities among others. 

“This is an example of the close relationship that we have with the Office of the Attorney General and the Government of Colombia,” said Ambassador Goldberg, who thanked the Colombian investigative institution for its work. 

The Office of the Attorney General makes this information public for reasons of general interest.