August 16, 2021 - 16:10 AMT
Uruguay opening Embassy in Armenia, says top diplomat

Uruguay has decided to open an embassy in Armenia, the country's Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo said on Monday, August 16 in Yerevan, pointing to the developing relations between the two countries.

Currently on a wirking trip in Armenia, Bustillo also weighed in on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, drawing the international community's attention to the situation in the region, reports.

"Conflicts must be resolved without the use of force, they must be settled peacefully," the Uruguayan Foreign Minister told a press conference with Acting Armenian Foreign Minister Armen Grigoryan.

Bustillo noted that Uruguay will continue its steps to cooperate with Armenia in a number of areas, to work for bettering mutually beneficial relations.

Armenia and Uruguay established diplomatic relations on May 27, 1992. Uruguay was the first country to recognize the Armenian Genocide in 1965.