RIYADH: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with Uruguay’s Vice President Beatriz Argimón in Montevideo on Wednesday, the Kingdom’s foreign ministry said.
They reviewed bilateral cooperation between the countries and discussed current regional and international developments.
He also met Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo and thanked him for his country’s support for Saudi Arabia’s Expo 2030 candidacy.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between their countries and ways to develop them.
Al-Jubeir, who is also the Kingdom’s climate envoy, met Robert Bouvier, Uruguay’s environment minister, and reviewed environmental initiatives in the two nations.
Al-Jubeir briefed Bouvier about Saudi efforts to preserve the environment and mitigate climate change, specifically the Saudi Green and the Middle East Green Initiatives, the Kingdom’s comprehensive plan to tackle the impact of global warming.
On Tuesday, Al-Jubeir met Paraguayan president-elect, Santiago Pena Palacios, congratulating him on his election and passing on the best wishes of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. They also discussed ways to further strengthen links between Saudi Arabia and Paraguay in all fields.