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More than two million people are expected to head to the polls on Oct. 27 for Uruguay's general elections.
Progressive governments in the region do not recognize the U.S.-imposed TIAR. In 2013, ALBA governments such as Venezuela, Bolivia, (formerly) Ecuador, and Nicaragua have also formally withdrawn from the treaty.
Uruguay's Foreign Affairs Minister reiterated that due to Venezuelan not being a member state of the treaty, it can't be applied against the country.
The elections will define the successor of President Tabare Vazquez, of the leftist FA, a party that has ruled uninterruptedly since 2005.
The South American country signed agreements aimed at consolidating its participation in the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative.
The Uruguayan Presidency office detailed that Tabare Vásquez will begin his treatment without leaving the chair.
An oncologist by profession, President Vazquez is scheduled to hand over the presidential sash March 1, 2020.
Novoa said that “The last 50 years of history” has led him to the conclusion that the U.S. is using this to intervene in national politics, in support of the right wing opposition.
Uruguay's warning comes a day after Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the country will take legal actions to protect its citizens in the United States.