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]

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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  1. ^ Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Montevideo Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  2. ^ Embassy of Uruguay in Seoul Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Commerce between Uruguay and South Korea". La República. Retrieved 9 September 2013.  (Spanish)
  4. ^ Uruguayan foreign trade in 2012 (PDF) Retrieved 1 July 2014. (Spanish)
  5. ^ "Korean sculpture on the Montevidean seashore". El País. 20 October 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2013.  (Spanish)

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