12, 2023

President Vahagn Khachaturyan meets with President of Uruguay Luis Lacalle Pou

President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, solemnly received President Vahagn Khachaturyan, who is in Uruguay on an official visit, at his residence. The welcome ceremony was followed by the meeting of the Presidents.

President of Uruguay Luis Lacalle Pou welcomed the visit of the President of the Republic of Armenia to the Eastern Republic of Uruguay and underscored that such visits reaffirm the long-standing friendship and close relations between the two countries and peoples.

In his speech, the President of Uruguay emphasized that the Armenian community of Uruguay played a crucial role both in the development of cooperation between Armenia and Uruguay, and in the establishment of the Uruguayan state.

President of the Republic of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan expressed his gratitude for the reception and noted that he was impressed by the warm attitude to the Armenian delegation.

Vahagn Khachaturyan also thanked the state and people of Uruguay in the person of Luis Lacalle Pou for recognizing the Armenian Genocide first and supporting our compatriots who survived the Genocide.

During the discussion, the President of Uruguay emphasized that Uruguay is closely following the developments in the South Caucasus region. In this regard, President Vahagn Khachaturyan informed his counterpart about the overall realities and current situation in the region, and also touched upon the steps taken by Armenia to address security challenges in the region and the Crossroads of Peace concept.

During the meeting, the sides highly valued the effective cooperation of the two countries on international platforms and highlighted the importance of promoting the consistent development of cooperation. In this regard, the President of Uruguay underscored that all the political forces of Uruguay have a common position on all issues related to Armenia on the international platforms, which also proves the existence of close friendly ties between the two countries.


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