Representatives of El Salvador's political parties in the country's National Assembly signed an accord on Friday regarding public security. In a rare moment of partisanship being set aside, the parties agreed to adopt measures which would improve the public security situation in the country.
- to fund the Plan El Salvador Seguro developed by the president's National Council on Citizen Security and Coexistence;
- to strengthen the National Civilian Police and Attorney General on strategic approaches to the investigation and prosecution of crime;
- to develop a mutual agenda of measures in the areas of economic growth, public finance, and citizen security; and
- to adopt measures to effectively block cell phone signals from the leaving the country's prisons.