President Luis Lacalle Pou confirmed that the Chancellery “talk directly” to negotiators Israel for the hostages taken by the terrorist organization Hamas, among which appears a young woman who is the granddaughter of Uruguayans, In the midst of the war taking place in Middle East.
When referring to Shany Goren Horovitz, 29 years old, who was recently given nationality by the government, Lacalle Pou highlighted that “Chancellery “He is speaking directly to those who are negotiating the hostage issue.”
The president stated this at a press conference and warned that “it is a sensitive situation and I believe that if we talk too much it can become frustrated or complex in some way.”
Along these lines, he pointed out: “What we did do is talk to the Israeli Embassy to say that we had been contacted about the hostage issue and we did not want to obstruct any type of work, strategy or tactics of the State of Israel”. Given this communication, from the country in war It was said that “it was well regarded” and that is why the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MREE) engages in dialogue.
The government asked the Red Cross for help
In the last few hours, the government asked the Red Cross to intercede in the negotiations for the release of the young woman, who was kidnapped on October 7 by the terrorist organization, which was repudiated by different political sectors in the country, to which the former president joined Jose Mujica, who asked days ago for the release of all the hostages of Latin America.
“As far as we know, Goren is currently being held hostage in Loop. “This diplomatic mission wishes to express its utmost concern about his situation and request – through the efforts of his Ministry – his immediate release,” the Foreign Ministry established in its latest statement on the situation.