Baird Meets with Uruguayan Minister of Foreign Affairs

Baird Meets with Uruguayan Minister of Foreign Affairs

August 7, 2013 - Montevideo - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Luis Almagro, Uruguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. The two ministers discussed ongoing bilateral and regional issues, including the recently signed Canada-Uruguay Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA).

The TIEA, signed on February 5, 2013, will allow for better enforcement and administration of taxation law and better prevention of international taxevasion. The agreement also represents an additional tool to facilitate direct Canadian investment in Uruguay and to demonstrate the close cooperation between the two countries.

To learn more about Canada’s relationship with Uruguay, visit Canada-Uruguay Relations.

Canada’s engagement in the Americas envisions a more prosperous, secure and democratic hemisphere. To learn more about Canada’s engagement in the Americas, visit The Americas: Our Neighbours, Our Priority.

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