Luis Lacalle Pou and Jair Bolsonaro Meet, Agree on Need to “Flexibilize” MERCOSUR

Lacalle Pou stressed that there is "a very large agenda" between Brazil and Uruguay that will continue to be addressed by both governments.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou was welcomed on Wednesday, February 3rd, in Brasilia by his counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, with whom he agreed on the need to "make MERCOSUR more flexible" and allow each member country to conduct its own trade negotiations.

"We belong to MERCOSUR and we are about to celebrate 30 years of membership in this association", for which "the next step in this modern world is flexibilization", so that each member "may advance" its own trade agreements, which is currently banned, said Lacalle Pou alongside Bolsonaro, who agreed on this point.

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