Uruguay's Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo Monday stressed his country never put the Venezuelan-Iranian plane currently seized in Buenos Aires at risk.Add your comment!
While the spotlight at the Summit of the Americas was focused on heads of state not shaking hands and some countries being excluded, the Foreign Ministers of Uruguay and Brazil agreed on a zero tariff in free trade zones and special customs areas for an unlimited period of time.
Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo received on Tuesday his Brazilian counterpart Carlos França at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Montevideo to discuss, among other issues, Mercosur's flexibilization and the reduction of the common external tariff.
Uruguay's opposition Broad Front (Frente Amplio) has threatened not to grant their consent to the country's designated ambassador to Turkey following the incident with that country's Foreign Minister, who during the weekend when Armenian demonstrators in Montevideo were met with a gesture belonging to the far-right Grey Wolves group.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou described a gesture by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu against Armenian demonstrators in Montevideo Uruguay as “regrettable,” while Ankara's Ambassador has been summoned to account for the events.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRREE) of Uruguay called on Thursday for the parties involved in the conflict unleashed after Russia's attack on Ukraine “to return to the path of negotiations, to full compliance with the Minsk agreements” and to “resolve the current conflict of interests through diplomatic channels”.
Argentina's Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Tuesday in Buenos Aires with his Uruguayan counterpart Francisco Bustillo to discuss a 33% increase in bilateral trade, among other issues.
During a three-day official visit to Uruguay UK's Minister for International Trade, Ranil Jayawardena, M.P., met with Uruguay’s Foreign Minister, Ambassador Francisco Bustillo, and confirmed both countries’ desire to continue strengthening their bilateral trading relationship.
The Royal Navy's Type 83 destroyer project, the replacement for the Type 45, will enter the concept phase early next year, it was announced in Parliament. Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin was responding to being asked when the concept and assessment phase for the Type 83 destroyer would formally begin.
United States Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman who arrived in Uruguay on Sunday and leaves met on Monday with Foreign and Economy ministers, in Montevideo, as part of a South American visit that also includes Peru.