Minister Yelich Strengthens Canadian Relations with Uruguay

Foreign Affairs
February 27, 2015 - The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today announced that she will attend the inauguration of Tabaré Vázquez as president of Uruguay on March 1, 2015.

“On behalf of Canada, I would like to congratulate the new president-elect, Tabaré Vázquez,” said Minister Yelich. “Our close partnership with Uruguay is built on shared values of human rights, democracy and education and continues to be of fundamental importance to Canada. We look forward to working with president-elect Vázquez to further strengthen our economic relations and social ties.”