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“An outright victory of democracy and dignity” said Cristina Fernandez on the Greek vote

Monday, July 6th 2015 - 07:22 UTC
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“Nobody can be asked to sign their own death certificate. The words of President Nestor Kirchner in 2003 still resound”, said Cristina Fernandez “Nobody can be asked to sign their own death certificate. The words of President Nestor Kirchner in 2003 still resound”, said Cristina Fernandez

Argentine President Cristina Fernández used her Twitter account on Sunday to celebrate the result of a Greek bailout referendum saying it was “an outright victory of Democracy and Dignity. The Greek people have said NO.”

 Today, Greeks voted overwhelmingly “No” in a referendum rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the Euro.

In several tweets written in English, the Argentine president went on to say “nobody can be asked to sign their own death certificate. The words of President Kirchner still resound” “We Argentines understand what this is about. We hope Europe and its leaders understand the message of the polls,” she stressed.

The head of state then wrote: “Nobody can be asked to sign their own death certificate. The words of President Kirchner still resound. At the UN General Assembly in 2003 he said: ‘The dead do not pay their debts.’

Cristina Fernández were in line with those from Venezuela president Nicolás Maduro who described the No vote as a 'great victory'.

“A great victory against financial terrorism from the International Monetary Fund”, blasted Maduro at the end of the country's independence celebrations.

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  • Chicureo

    Christina the day before had congratulated the Argentine football team for them FAILING to win the Copa America trophy explaining that she preferred her country to instead embrace the same philosophy of other FAILURE states like Greece,Venezuela, Zimbabwe, North Korea...

    After all, Argentinans are nothing but a nation that symbolizes failure.

    (Chile beat Argentina on penalties 4-1, winning the Copa América.)

    Jul 06th, 2015 - 08:09 am 0
  • golfcronie

    Typical Argentine stance on this. You have to pay your debts otherwise you have problems of YOUR OWN MAKING. If you borrow money you must have the means of paying it back SIMPLES.

    Jul 06th, 2015 - 09:41 am 0
  • Skip

    I'll give the dignity part but this wasn't about democracy.

    Jul 06th, 2015 - 11:07 am 0
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