In a special video address to AJC Global Forum 2023, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou described the close bonds between his country and Israel that date back to the founding of the Jewish state in 1948. The president, an alumni of AJC Project Interchange, discussed the role Uruguay played as the first country in South America to recognize Israel, and the continued close relationship based on shared democratic values that exists between the two countries to this day.

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