Argentina and Uruguay presidents agree to build new bridge connecting their countries

The construction of a new bridge over the Uruguay River to connect Monte Caseros with Bella Unión has been under discussion for more than three decades.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Alberto Fernández and Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou agreed to jointly build an international bridge connecting Monte Caseros in Argentina's Corrientes province with the Uruguayan city of Bella Unión. In addition, the Uruguayan government pledged to support Argentina's bid for the presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

The joint dinner held last Friday at the Olivo presidential residence served to ease relations between the two countries, which had deteriorated due to negotiations on Mercosur trade issues, and allowed progress in cooperation.

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