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Montevideo, November 18th 2017 - 08:13 UTC

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  • Monday, October 2nd 2017 - 11:53 UTC

    Uruguay foreign minister will meet UK's Boris Johnson next Monday in London

    Last week Nin Novoa received UK Under Secretary of International Trade, Mark Garnier (L), in anticipation of the London meeting.

    Uruguay's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa announced he will be meeting foreign secretary Boris Johnson next Monday, in London to address Brexit consequences and Uruguay's interest is reaching a trade agreement with the UK. Although both sides are interested in such an understanding, this will be an initial contact, “the strong intention which will have to be followed up by detailed negotiations”, points out the Uruguayan government ministry.

  • Wednesday, September 13th 2017 - 09:05 UTC

    Falklands' Prado stand: Argentina puts pressure on Uruguay and UK embassy

    Nin Novoa revealed that the Argentine embassy in Montevideo did not contact the ministry directly, but through a phone call to Uruguay's  embassy in Buenos Aires

    Uruguay has requested that the Falkland Islands stand at the Great Britain pavilion in the country's main agriculture and industrial show, Expo-Prado, be withdrawn, following an emphatic statement and disappointment from Argentina regarding the Falklands/Malvinas question dispute.

  • Saturday, August 5th 2017 - 07:55 UTC

    Mercosur foreign ministers will discuss the Venezuela situation in Brazil

    Brazilian foreign minister Aloysio Nunes, will host the meeting when Mercosur will decide if to implement, or not, the Democratic Clause

    Mercosur foreign ministers are scheduled to meet this Saturday in Sao Paulo to decide on to how to address latest events in Venezuela, the fifth member of the group which remains suspended, and so far has not replied to calls to cancel the constituent assembly procedure and attempt some form of dialogue with the political opposition.

  • Tuesday, July 4th 2017 - 02:57 UTC

    Announcement in Madrid: EU-Mercosur deal likely by end of year

    “I firmly believe that we can reach a balanced and mutually beneficial agreement...,” Malmström said.

    European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said Monday in Madrid that the EU bloc “hopes to announce a political agreement for this Christmas in Buenos Aires” with Mercosur “even though technical aspects remain to be discussed.”

  • Thursday, April 6th 2017 - 06:08 UTC

    Maduro blows up last bridge with Mercosur and causes deep rift in Uruguayan ruling coalition

    Vazquez demanded that Maduro shows evidence of his accusations against Nin Novoa or publicly retracts

    Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro seems to have blown up the last bridge to Mercosur when he launched a barrage of accusations against Uruguay's foreign minister which triggered an immediate reaction from president Tabare Vazquez, who demanded evidence of the charges or a public retraction from the embattled Maduro. But the conflict has also openly exposed the deep rift inside the Uruguayan ruling coalition regarding the Bolivarian revolution “anti imperialist” regime.

  • Wednesday, April 5th 2017 - 05:30 UTC

    UK candidate for WHO Director General, David Nabarro, visits Uruguay

    Dr. Nabarro (R) meets Uruguayan Healthcare Minister Dr. Jorge Basso and other officials in Montevideo

    Dr David Nabarro, one of the three candidates for Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), visited Uruguay 23-24 March. During his stay he met with Health Minister Jorge Basso and Vice Minister Cristina Lustemberg, and with Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa, to explain his objectives and his vision for a better WHO, and to hear about Uruguay’s health situation, objectives and challenges.

  • Friday, January 13th 2017 - 08:20 UTC

    UK/Uruguay double taxation convention takes effect

    e document was signed by the former Ambassador, Ben Lyster-Binns and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rodolfo Nin Novoa.

    The comprehensive Double Taxation Convention between Uruguay and the United Kingdom has taken effect from 1 January 2017.

  • Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 - 16:54 UTC

    Maduro warns Mercosur: “... take us out the door, we go back in through the window”

    Nicolas Maduro sees himself above Mercosur's fouding countries

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Tuesday that no one will be able to remove his country from the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), although the bloc's founders are considering a suspension for failure to fulfill commitments as an “Associate State.”

  • Saturday, November 19th 2016 - 09:07 UTC

    Venezuela loses Mercosur voting rights in December, announces Uruguay

    “For Uruguay what is going to happen in December is that Venezuela will cease to be a member with a vote, because it has not complied with what was agreed”, said Nin Novoa.

    Venezuela will continue as member of Mercosur but with no right to vote, since it has not fully incorporated all the group's rules and regulations as had been agreed, revealed Uruguay's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa on Friday in Montevideo.

  • Monday, October 24th 2016 - 18:11 UTC

    First Mercosur test for Uruguay´s free trade agreement negotiations with China

    President Vazquez and several ministers will meet with Macri(L)i in Buenos Aires to discuss an agenda of common interests

    Uruguay and Argentina, and their cabinets will be meeting this Monday in Buenos Aires to address a bilateral agenda, which was agreed long before hand, but the real issue will not necessarily be trade, dredging canals, pulp mills, customs or facilitating people's movement, but rather the negotiations for a free trade agreement which supposedly Uruguay is about to begin discussing with China.

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