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Ernesto Talvi, former Uruguayan foreign minister, withdraws from politics after the Venezuela controversy

Former Secretary of State and Colorado Party leader – one of the members of the Uruguayan coalition government – Ernesto Talvi has announced his final withdrawal from politics, which he left after a controversy on July 1. about Venezuela.

“After taking a few days to think calmly with the support of my family, I decided to leave active politics for good,” Talvi announced in a letter released to the media on Sunday. He has announced that he will resign from his current seat in the Senate and no longer hold any “public office”.

“I have to admit that I overestimated my ability to adapt from academic to political work. And even though I think I understand it today and have always tried to do my best, it’s not my thing,” he said .

Ernesto Talvi, former Uruguayan foreign minister, withdraws from politics after the Venezuela controversy
Ernesto Talvi, former Uruguayan foreign minister, withdraws from politics after the Venezuela controversy

Talvi has confessed that it was “a difficult decision” after “trying to revive the Colorado Party” for two years, while stressing that “the effort was not in vain” because it is now part of the government and “have a crucial bank” Congress.

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