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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President José Mujica of Uruguay

Vice President Biden met today with Uruguayan President José Mujica to discuss a broad range of bilateral, regional, and global issues, including Syria and international peacekeeping. The Vice President and President Mujica explored ways to strengthen bilateral trade ties, increase cooperation on education, and emphasized the importance of maintaining an active dialogue on regional issues.