US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman (File Photo)
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman (File Photo)

US senior diplomat to visit Uruguay, Peru to discuss climate, human rights

ANI | Updated: Nov 05, 2021 22:42 IST


"In Montevideo from November 7-9, Deputy Secretary Sherman will meet with senior government officials to discuss continued efforts to advance democratic governance and human rights in the region; reinforce US-Uruguay economic, security, and counternarcotics cooperation; discuss climate and environmental protection issues; and engage on other matters reflecting the important US-Uruguay bilateral relationship," the State Department said in a press release.

WHile in Peru, Sherman will also discuss the measures needed to facilitate orderly and humane migration in the region as well as to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the release said.
Moreover, Sherman will meet with Indigenous community representatives and members of human rights society, the release added. (ANI/Sputnik)

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