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The US government approved the designation of Cecilia Nahón as the next Argentine Ambassador to the US, leading to her official appointment in the post, according to a release from the Foreign Ministry in Buenos Aires.
The Argentine Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that President Cristina Fernández has decided to appoint Cecilia Nahón as Argentine ambassador to the United States, replacing Jorge Arguello in Washington DC.
The Chicago Tribune, one of the leading Midwest US newspapers has been following closely the dispute in New York courts between the Argentine government and investment funds that are demanding full payment of sovereign bonds.
Argentina’s Ambassador to the United States, Jorge Argüello, assured on Monday that “Argentina will not pay the price for the financial irrationality of the North, and under no circumstances will tolerate the vulture funds’ blackmailing.”
Argentina is strongly committed with multilateralism and trusts in the UN to reach a fair, peaceful and long lasting solution to the sovereignty dispute in the Malvinas issue, said Ambassador Maria Cristina Perceval during her Friday credentials presentation ceremony with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
“The only possibility” Argentina contemplates regarding its debt is “to honour all payments” of creditors that entered debt swaps after the sovereign default of 2001, said Economy minister Hernan Lorenzino who underlined that Argentina “cannot and will not enter in default”.
Argentine Foreign minister Hector Timerman is scheduled to begin on Monday a round of contacts with top United Nations officials to address the issue of the training frigate ARA Libertad, impounded in Ghana.
Argentine ambassador in the United States Jorge Argüello assured that Argentina and the US “are having the best trade relationship in almost 200 years of bilateral relations” and said that “they’ve never had a trade volume similar to the one reached this year, which left a 13 billion dollar surplus.”
The Argentine ambassador to the United States, Jorge Argüello, warned that the world is infested with the “ghosts of a trade war” as he witnesses the protectionist measures applied by developed countries.
The current war of words over trade barriers going on between the US and Argentina further escalated tensions on Wednesday as Argentine Ambassador to the US Jorge Argüello highlighted: “the United States has been reported for a number of trade law violations.”