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OECD accepts Colombia as 37th member country; agreement to be signed next week

May 25, 2018 at 1:40 PM
After five years of consideration, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Friday agreed to invite Colombia into the group. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria will sign an accession agreement on May 30 during the OECD ministerial in Paris, the OECD said in a May 25 statement . Colombia’s accession, which began in 2013, will extend the OECD’s membership to 37 countries. OECD's Gurria lauded the announcement, saying, “Accession to our Organisation was set...

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