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Obama and Putin congratulate Cristina Fernandez and Argentina on 25 May, National Day

Sunday, May 24th 2015 - 08:13 UTC
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Cristina Fernandez at the launching of the May Week celebrations Cristina Fernandez at the launching of the May Week celebrations

US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have sent letters to President Cristina Fernández to salute the head of state and congratulate the Argentine people on the anniversary of the May Revolution.

 “The people of the United States would like to extend our congratulations to Argentina on the anniversary of its National Day on May 25,” the letter sent by Washington reads.

“We value Argentina’s contributions to international peacekeeping operations and its leadership in international nonproliferation efforts. In addition, we appreciate Argentina’s advocacy for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. We look forward to continuing work together on these and other issues,” it adds.

In addition, Vladimir Putin praised Argentina’s economic, social and scientific achievements, adding the country fulfills a leading role in current world affairs.

“Our relationship stands at a very high level, confirmed by your latest visit to Moscow. I am convinced we will intensify our cooperation and further coordinate our joint international efforts,” he said.

Meanwhile, President Cristina Fernández inaugurated an exhibition on Argentine industry at Plaza de Mayo square, as part of the Semana de Mayo celebrations. According to an official press release, the exhibition reflects the growth of industrialization, stressing the importance of sustainable economy development and scientific and technological innovation.

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  • HansNiesund

    I knew Obama had a sense of humour, but who'd have thought Putin?

    May 24th, 2015 - 09:04 am 0
  • Pete Bog

    “The people of the United States would like to extend our congratulations to Argentina on the anniversary of its National Day on May 25,”

    And we look forward to getting our money back within the next 25 years.

    “Vladimir Putin praised Argentina’s economic, social and scientific achievements, ”

    After putting down the 6th bottle of Vodka he has consumed that day .........

    “Meanwhile, President Cristina Fernández inaugurated an exhibition on Argentine industry at Plaza de Mayo square”

    Switching on the latest Argentine designed Botox machine...

    May 24th, 2015 - 11:07 am 0
  • CabezaDura2

    Conqueror did so too. Im sure he sent an E-mail to casarosada@gob.ar congratulating President Fernandez de Kirchner on the 25 th of May anniversary

    May 24th, 2015 - 12:35 pm 0
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