South Korea–Uruguay relations

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South Korea-Uruguay relations
Map indicating locations of South Korea and Uruguay

South Korea


South Korea–Uruguay relations are foreign relations between the Republic of Korea and Uruguay. Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1964. South Korea has an embassy in Montevideo.[1] Uruguay has an embassy in Seoul.[2]

There are some Korean expatriates in Uruguay. South Korea is also an important trading partner for Uruguay.[3][4]

Uruguay took part in the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

In October 2012 was unveiled a huge statue of the Greetingman project in Montevideo, a work by South Korean artist Yoo Young-ho.[5]

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