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Uruguay: Controversy Over Former President's Statements on War With Argentina

Former Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez said he feared a dispute between Uruguay and Argentina over a paper mill would turn into an armed conflict. “This is a strange story” as Bloggings by boz reports, “and a strange shakeup in Uruguayan politics.” Boz also asks some questions sparked by Vazquez's statements. The BBC reports that Vazquez later said his comments were “inopportune”. The former President also announced he was quitting Uruguayan politics.

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