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Stories for May 21st 2016

  • Saturday, May 21st 2016 - 08:46 UTC

    Malcorra successfully completes negotiations with China and meets on Monday in Buenos Aires with Serra

    On Thursday Malcorra met her peer Wang Yi and said projects signed with Beijing were reviewed satisfactorily, and the strategic association was ratified

    Argentina's foreign minister Susana Malcorra held another round of talks with high level Chinese officers in Beijing, as part of her official visit to China to promote trade, investment and the special strategic relation between the two countries. But also cut short her visit to other countries to be back in Buenos Aires next Monday in time to meet with her new Brazilian peer, Jose Serra to address the bilateral agenda and Mercosur among other issues.

  • Saturday, May 21st 2016 - 08:26 UTC

    Maduro admits to being mad as a hatter, but “crazy love” for Venezuela and the revolution

    “Yes, I'm mad as a mad hatter, but mad with love for Venezuela, for the Bolivarian revolution, for Chavez and his example”, admitted Maduro

    Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro admitted he “was mad as a hatter”, but “mad with love” for Venezuela, the Bolivarian revolution and for the deceased leader Hugo Chavez, in a clear reference to previous statements, without mentioning him, of Uruguayan ex president Jose Mujica.

  • Saturday, May 21st 2016 - 08:17 UTC

    Argentina nominates Susana Malcorra candidate for UN Secretary General post

     Susana Malcorra has conditions and capacities to amply comply with the tasks of the UN Secretary General office, wrote Macri in the letter

    President Mauricio Macri on Friday made official the nomination of Susana Malcorra as a candidate to the post of United Nations Secretary General, underlining that the diplomatic experience of the Argentine foreign minister will contribute to provide “creative solutions” to the challenges faced by the UN organization.

  • Saturday, May 21st 2016 - 08:07 UTC

    Argentina, Chile and Uruguay appeal for an urgent political dialogue in Venezuela

    Malcorra, Munoz and Nin Novoa call on the Venezuelan government, National Assembly and all political forces to sit and dialogue

    Argentina, Chile and Uruguay in a joint statement released on Friday, called for political dialogue in Venezuela and offered to help with a “national reunion” of the political and social forces of the country. The appeal, with utmost respect for the principle of non interference in the internal affairs of Venezuela, was made extensive to the government, the National Assembly, under opposition control, and all political and social groups.