“The approval of NAFTA now depends on domestic politics and the willingness of President Barack Obama for submission to Congress. I do not see how a treaty is more beneficial to U.S. to Panama is not approved quickly,” said the president.
He said the trade agreement recently reached between the U.S. and South Korea means that the Panama and Colombia “might come as soon as possible.”
A week ago signed a treaty for the exchange of information, which was all outstanding, the president said.
Martinelli’s statements came during a visit in Washington, USA.