MOSCOW, January 16, /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the country’s ambassador to Uruguay an observer with the Committee of Representatives of the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), according to a presidential decree.
Ambassador Alexei Labetsky will fulfill his duties on the new post part-time, the decree, posted on Russia’s official legal information website, says.
The ALADI is an economic cooperation association of 11 Latin American states, namely Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. It aims to develop regional economic cooperation and trade and establish a common market. The organization’s headquarters are located in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo.