Remarks to the Press in Montevideo, Uruguay

Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Executive Towers
Montevideo, Uruguay
March 1, 2010

SECRETARY CLINTON: There is lots of progress of Uruguay over the last 12 years, and I am very excited to be here representing President Obama.

QUESTION: This is your second time here in --

SECRETARY CLINTON: Yeah, my second time, and to see the peaceful transfer of power and to have visited both the president and the president-elect and pledged the strong partnership based on mutual respect and our mutual interests – we’re going to continue to work closely together. Thank you.

QUESTION: What’s your opinion about the democracy in Uruguay?

SECRETARY CLINTON: Very strong, very strong.

PRN: 2010/T23-2