United States and Uruguay Hold First Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue

Building on an already strong bilateral partnership, the United States and Uruguay yesterday convened the first Bilateral Inter-ministerial Dialogue (ABID) focused on strengthening cooperation in key areas of mutual interest. Western Hemisphere Affairs Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols led the U.S. delegation, and Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo led for Uruguay. The ABID underscored the strong …

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International Day of Peace Overshadowed by Russian Invasion in Ukraine

Today, September 21, International Day of Peace, we reaffirm our conviction that responsible diplomacy is the only way to resolve this crisis and we call on the entire world not to divert attention from what is happening in Ukraine.

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U.S. Coast Guard Ship Donation Deal Finalized as First Step in Uruguayan Navy’s Fleet Modernization

On December 15, 2021, Admiral Jorge Wilson, Commander of the Uruguayan Navy, signed a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) finalizing the government-to-government agreement between the United States and Uruguay, allowing Uruguay to accept three Protector Class vessels as part of a grant from the United States Coast Guard as part of the Uruguayan Navy’s Fleet Modernization …

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