Argentine president Fernandez announces meeting with his Uruguayan peer Lacalle Pou
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez held a quite good mobile phone discussion on Wednesday with Uruguayan president-elect Luis Lacalle Pou all through which they analyzed the bilateral relation and the regional integration agenda.
It was also agreed that the following week the two presidents could at last meet, since the Argentine chief will not be in a position to show up at the Sunday March 1st inauguration of Lacalle Pou in Montevideo. On that exact working day Fernandez must open up the Congressional session and handle the Argentine Legislative.
Anyhow it was agreed that foreign minister Felipe Solá and Argentine ambassador in Uruguay Alberto Iribarne will signify Argentina at Sunday’s inauguration.
President Fernandez admitted he is a near pal of the Lacalle relatives, and would have favored pretty significantly to show up at the inauguration of Lacalle Pou. In result Alberto Fernandez is an aged good friend of Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera who was Uruguayan president 1990/95.
”I know (president elect) Luis mainly because of my shut partnership with Cuqui and Julita (the mother and father of the president elect). We have fulfilled several occasions in Uruguay and in Spain, Fernandez pointed out.
Despite the fact that it ought to also be included that Fernandez and his spouse mentor and vice president Cristina Kirchner in fact brazenly supported incumbent candidate Daniel Martinez, Lacalle Pou’s rival in the Uruguayan presidential election November runoff.
This was due to the fact Cristina Kirchner, favored the Uruguayan progressive government candidate, and Lacalle Pou is regarded as a ideal wing conservative.
Yet following Lacalle Pou’s victory very last November, Argentine president Fernandez congratulated him, extended his greatest needs and explained he hoped both our countries can continue to keep operating together for our peoples and regional integration
He added, we have the good problem of strengthening democracy and ending with inequality in our continent”.
According to Uruguayan diplomatic resources 4 South American international locations will be attending following Sunday’s ceremony, from Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Paraguay.
The US delegation will be headed by Andrew R. Wheeler, Administrator of the Environmental Security Company moreover Ambassador Kenneth S. George, Mauricio Claver-Carone, Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Countrywide Protection Council, and Michael G. Kozak, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Office of Point out.