Israeli FM Cohen to visit Paraguay and Uruguay

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen is set to depart on Monday for a diplomatic visit to Paraguay and Uruguay, where he will participate in the inauguration ceremony of incoming president of Paraguay Santiago Peña, according to the Foreign Ministry.

Cohen will meet with the presidents and foreign ministers of the two countries, as well as senior officials from other countries in Latin America. This is the first visit by an Israeli foreign minister to South America in over a decade.