Abdel Ati hailed the visit of Chile's delegation, highlighting the depth of bilateral ties.
Protesters attacked more than 20 police stations through the night and early morning.
Chile is "at war", President Sebastian Pinera said Sunday, as the country reels from three days of violent demonstrations and looting that have left seven dead and almost 1,500 detained in the worst outbreak of social unrest in decades.
Chile began their Copa America defence in emphatic fashion with a thumping 4-0 win over tournament guests Japan.
The two-time reigning champions are not among the favourites this time around having lost some of the players who took them to win Copa titles in 2015 and 2016
Lionel Messi was fed up and hurting three years ago, on the losing side once again at the Copa America.
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday.
Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal "lacked respect" for his teammates by complaining on social media about not playing enough, the club's sporting director Pep Segura said Thursday.
Documentary explores Scottish workers' boycott over Chile 1973 coup.
Pope Francis met in Rome on Friday with a Chilean bishop and a victims' advocate to discuss the Church sex abuse scandal in Chile.
Easter Island is known for its unique Moai monumental statues carved by the Rapa Nui people, believed to have arrived on the remote landmass in the southeastern Pacific Ocean in around the 12th century.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during a visit to Ecuador on Thursday urged Latin American nations to help isolate the crisis-stricken Venezuela.
Venezuela's Gustavo Dudamel will lead concerts in Santiago with youth from Latin America and Europe to honor his late mentor Jose Antonio Abreu.
Chilean bishops announced their resignation over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile that has come to haunt the reign of Pope Francis.
The U.S. embassy in Israel will officially be opened in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, according to a statement issued by the U.S. Department of State on Friday.
Half of the nations belonging to Unasur, a South American bloc set up a decade ago to counter U.S. sway in the region.
Manchester United’s winger Alexis Sánchez is going through a bad time in his career.
Chile is expanding protected parkland in its stunning southern Patagonia region per a decree that incorporates reserves owned by a late American philanthropist.
Pope Francis will not be at risk during his trip to Chile this week, despite a series of attacks at Catholic churches in the capital Santiago.
Colombian Reinaldo Rueda has left Brazilian club Flamengo to take over as coach of Chile