Friday, September 6th 2013 - 01:30 UTC

“Go ask Obama why US refuses to support Argentina in dispute with vulture funds”

President Cristina Fernández spoke out against the US refusal to discuss Argentina’s dispute with the so-called ‘vulture funds’, (and its inclusion in the final declaration) during the G-20 meeting in Moscow, Russia.

Cristina Fernandez furious with the US for not including ‘vulture funds’ in the agenda or the final declaration

“If you see Barack Obama walking down the halls, go ahead and ask him”, the head of state fired at Thursday press conference. However “I can’t attribute intentions to anybody, it would not be serious” and emphasized on the importance of including “the debt issue and the sustainability of the debts” in the topic list of the G-20 final resolution.

The government of President Cristina Fernandez is increasingly disappointed with the White House for the lack of support to Argentina in the litigation with the defaulted bond holders who refuse to accept restructuring and demand full face payment plus interests.

This was further boosted by the latest ruling from the New York appeals court that sustained the bond holders’ position. Argentina is hoping the case will be taken by the US Supreme Court following the summer recess.

The world leaders of the 20 most powerful nations are debating the main concerns of the international community, where the principle matter is the situation in Syria and a possible US strike in that country.  

On the margins of the St. Petersburg G20 Summit, Cristina Fernández met with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and singed several cooperation and strategic agreements.

“It has been a very important encounter in which we strengthened cooperation ties between the People’s Republic of China and our country besides signing important agreements” Cristina Fernández said and stressed China’s renewed support to Argentina’s sovereignty claims over the disputed Falklands/Malvinas Islands.

Argentina’s rail system has also received stimulus from Chinese investment sealing bilateral deals to improve and reactivate several passenger and cargo services with one of them involving 1.5 billion dollars investment.

Prior to the signing of the accords, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner pointed out China is Argentina’s “second largest trade partner after Brazil.” “It is extremely important for us the work and ties with China which not only we consider a significant partner buy a friend country,” the President said as leader Xi Jinping praised Argentina’s current economic and social scenarios.

“With you, Argentina has reached economic growth with sustainable development and Argentina’s influence in the world has also been brought out during your administration,” China’s Xi Jinping said.

Cristina Fernández also held meetings with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with whom she discussed Argentina’s sovereign debt agenda and with the newly elected chief of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Brazilian Roberto Azevedo.
 

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1 Mr Ed (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 02:16 am Report abuse
Might it have something to do with the rule of law, and paying your debts when they are called in?

Perhaps the Argentine President finds these concepts rather vague, if not downright bourgeois.
2 travellingscotsman (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 03:42 am Report abuse
Yes, its everyone else's fault. Argentina is the innocent party in all this! Those damn Americans and the West - how dare they uphold the law! I am Cristina Kirchner - don't they know that?
3 Conqueror (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 04:43 am Report abuse
How does this work? DON'T explain to your population that you MUST clear your debts FIRST. DON'T explain that “goodies” will have to wait until you can afford them. DON'T explain that they will have to work, and work, and work. DON'T do any of those things. That's called honesty. Instead, DON'T pay your debts. BRIBE the population. SPOUT a load of garbage about a fantasy. And BLAME everyone else. And don't forget, STEAL as much as possible at the same time!
4 ElaineB (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 05:27 am Report abuse
LOL! She is pissed off because no one is listening to her whining. She managed to corner Japan's Prime Minister? What did she think he would do? And the agreements she 'singed' (love that) are just agreements to 'work closer together' without actual substance.

Someone should remind her she is a grandmother and should wear appropriate clothing.
5 Brit Bob (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 06:26 am Report abuse
God bless the American Task Force Argentina:

www.atfa.org/
6 GALlamosa (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 07:04 am Report abuse
Anybody watch the G20 photo line-up. World leaders chatting to each other waiting for Putin, and CFK with no-one within 3 meters of her. Wonder why ?
7 nigelpwsmith (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 07:04 am Report abuse
She “singed several cooperation and strategic agreements.”

What did she do? Set fire to them?

I think they mean 'signed'. Although, I've often wished that the Mad Witch would spontaneously combust and disappear in a cloud of smoke!
8 ElaineB (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 07:11 am Report abuse
Obama refused to discuss the debt issue with her. Really, what did she expect? He cannot interfere with the process of the law and he has some important matter to attend to.

Do you think she is starting to realise how marginalised she is?
9 GFace (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 08:09 am Report abuse
Awwww.. Nobody wants to come to widdle Cwistina's pity party of her own making, so she's bringing the party to the G20. Loser.
10 LEPRecon (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 08:22 am Report abuse
Cristina = LOSER!!!!
11 Casper (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 08:31 am Report abuse
@4 ElaineB

Given the Japanese recent statements about deriving inspiration from Britain's defence of the Falkland's for their recent conflict with China I doubt she'll get much of a hearing. ( Btw I'd LOVE to know which language they're conversing in ).
12 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 08:38 am Report abuse
#8 Elaine I think that is her stupidity for:
1-Thinking that POTUS can arrange for ruling. They may be able to strongly exert opinions, but that is the extent of POTUS.
2-Even if POTUS could, I see no reason why he would for Argentina. The most effective and does it very well is to burn each and every bridge she crosses without the foresight to see she will ever need to recross that bridge. When it's burnt.......a huge gap remains.
13 GFace (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 09:00 am Report abuse
@11. That would be the languages of diplomacy and business. She has no chance even if she speaks very slowly loudly and uses lots of hand gestures. Just a few hours a night on Rosetta Stones “Grownup Level 1” would have done wonders for her. But CFK Annie's her self as too smart to study and will therefore never learn anything....i
14 Gonzo22 (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 09:31 am Report abuse
Obama the Nobel Peace Prize.
15 nigelpwsmith (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 09:36 am Report abuse
You have to wonder if they will be discussing Argentina's removal from the G20 list, what with her stupidity of wanting the debt issue on the agenda and Argentina's impending financial collapse after the default.

I wouldn't be surprised if she's pissed off virtually all the leaders at the party, but then she won't be in power for much longer.
16 yankeeboy (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 10:02 am Report abuse
8.CFK is too dumb and narcissistic to realize how marginalized she is.

She looked like a creeper in the G20 family photo.
17 BOTINHO (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 11:34 am Report abuse
Now, now, let's be fair here.

The coming Truth Commission will certainly listen to what she has to say.
18 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 12:39 pm Report abuse
I doubt they will get rid of Argentina. Like any political entity, once they start something, they can never end it. Income taxes in the USA was a short term tax for WWI.
19 yankeeboy (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 12:52 pm Report abuse
18. Not sure about the G20 charter but I would bet that to be a member you must also be a member in good standing at IMF.
So that may change next month.

I hear they are trying to figure out how to pay the ICSID judgements and the Paris Club off so they don't appear to be recalcitrant borrowers.
20 ChrisR (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 01:40 pm Report abuse
19 yankeeboy

We are getting closer and closer to the “final solution” when The Dark Country implodes and all the Peronistas turn on her (and each other).
21 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 01:54 pm Report abuse
I do not understand how the politicians there still support her. I know the support is eroding. Hopefully, like an open seacock, more and more will be open to abandoning her after the October elections.
22 slattzzz (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 04:55 pm Report abuse
see on the BBC she was in the front row next to Putin, Cameron (at least two peoples distance away just in course he got fleas) and Obama, bet they were saying who the fook is that bint
23 Falkland Islands (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 05:13 pm Report abuse
Argentina thinks that paying back what they owe to the US is bad, wait until China starts calling the shots!
24 slattzzz (#) Sep 06th, 2013 - 05:37 pm Report abuse
rgenweener always the victim, sort yourselves out
25 Stevie (#) Sep 07th, 2013 - 04:29 am Report abuse
When will USA pay back what they have stolen/are stealing in the Middle East? Britain?

That lot are never the victims. Somehow they always manage to be the criminals...
26 RICO (#) Sep 07th, 2013 - 09:36 am Report abuse
Hmm she seems upset that Obama won't tell the courts and judges what to do. All that time in office and she still doesn't realise that in civilised countries the President doesn't control the courts and use them for their political advantage. She has spent too long in cahoots with Venezuela and Iran.
27 St.John (#) Sep 07th, 2013 - 01:40 pm Report abuse
It is completely unfair to blame individuals like Malvinero, Nostrils, Think, Stevie, etc. for trying to change the subject (WhatAbout-ism).

Truth is that they simply do not understand the subject, as can be seen in their scribbles.
28 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 07th, 2013 - 02:22 pm Report abuse
Guzz take your hands out of your sons pants for a moment and provide us all the proof of your one of many ridiculous statements.....if you can.
29 Stevie (#) Sep 07th, 2013 - 03:04 pm Report abuse
Poppy, you mean me?
Remember, we don't share the same morals, and I understand your set is quite different from any decent human beings.
The fact that you do what you do with your son is quite disturbing indeed and not something you should project on others.

Seek help.

For your sons sake.
30 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 07th, 2013 - 09:50 pm Report abuse
I don't have a son guzz. Do the world a favor and bring your nits back to SA before there are full grown lice
31 Stevie (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 03:00 am Report abuse
No children?
How very responsable of you!
Indeed you made the world a favour there, as some genes should simply not be reproduced.
Still, you should not project your sick fantasies on others...
32 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 08:16 am Report abuse
Once again..........the king of lice takes a grain of sand .........and creates a new, non-existent mountain.
How is life as a political exile?
Do you long to be back in you communist land of South America?
Of do you actually prefer the freedoms the Europe offers?
Guzz......you can do better as a Merchant Marine in Europe than SA....No? But then again......a wipers endorsement is not really a seaman now is it?
33 Stevie (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 09:04 am Report abuse
Maybe, Poppy, maybe...

You should STILL not project your sick fantasies on others.
34 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 10:42 am Report abuse
so the life of an exiled extremist is better in Europe?
35 Stevie (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 10:47 am Report abuse
Dunno where you are going Poppy, but I can assure you those fantasies of yours are bound to take you to Court, should you try to enforce your tics on any European boy...
36 Pete Bog (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 02:16 pm Report abuse
”(and its inclusion in the final declaration)”

Makes a change from moaning about the absence of the Malvinas myth in the final declaration at any summit she attends.
37 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 05:12 pm Report abuse
You are a sad little boi guzz....a wannabe seaman talking about .....who knows what.
BTW......Europe is not me haven.....nor did I have to runaway from my country. Do you miss your's? I doubt it knowing the shit piling up there.
38 Stevie (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 05:35 pm Report abuse
Europe is not thee haven? A runaway from a country? I miss my s? My mistress? boi guzz... A wannabe seaman... bogus!

Indeed I see shit piling up, but it's not in my country... it all seems to come from the tip of your fingers...
39 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 08th, 2013 - 08:42 pm Report abuse
If those statements are bogus guzz, disprove them for the community here. And I thought you were married guzz.

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