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Argentina to send military team to China to discuss arms deal

Monday, February 14th 2022 - 08:47 UTC
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The Government of Argentina is planning to send a military team to China in March to broker the purchase of combat aircraft, for which over US $ 600 million have been allocated as per the 2022 Budget bill, it was reported. Read full article


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  • RedBaron

    Six hundred million Dollars? Where is all that going to come from - Promissory Notes? Barter deals for beef and soya and Malbec wine?

    Feb 14th, 2022 - 01:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    How about a Chinese naval base? And free access to fishing in Argentine waters?

    Feb 14th, 2022 - 01:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    “How about a Chinese naval base? And free access to fishing in Argentine waters?”

    That's how it starts....idiots don't learn from other's experience.

    Feb 14th, 2022 - 01:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    It’s obvious that Argentina will try screw China — and it’s certainly clear China will doubly do the same to the Argentines…

    Meanwhile, the upcoming table grape harvest is a crucial phase of our season — the preparations are keeping us really busy. We still anticipate the beginning of the harvest on the 21st and weather is ideal.

    Our San Valentine celebration will take place in Vitacura at one of our favorite restaurants — along with our son and Schwiegertochter celebrating together.

    We are fortunate to know the owners — who share the same culinary interests and an amazing knowledge of wine.

    ¡Saludos desde Chicureo!

    Feb 14th, 2022 - 02:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Dirk Dikkler

    So Much for the Cone of Peace in the Southern Hemisphere that Argentina has tried to Proclaim.

    Feb 14th, 2022 - 05:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marti Llazo

    “China offered Argentina tanks and planes that its Armed Forces no longer use”

    --- Argentina has a habit of buying abused and obsolete junk that no one can use any longer.

    Feb 14th, 2022 - 10:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Estimadisimo Toribio Shicuréo....

    Firstly..., you and your family should try to stay and enjoy AMAP the farm the next couple of weeks...
    There are many signs that you Shileans have entered the same type of Covid curve that hit us Argies in January...

    Secondly..., you Shileans export ~40% of your produce and import ~30% of your products from the Chinks..., but none of you is really getting screwed by the other..., right...?
    Why would us Argies that only export ~8% of our produce and import ~20% of our products from the Chinks should try to really screw each other..., huhhhhh...?

    Thirdly..., at least you didn't (as them Anglo Turnips above...) swallow this fake news article 'bout them Chink planes deal... (Nice 4,5 gen. toys by the way..., but nothing for us...)
    a) This “News” was already officially denied in September 2021...
    b) THERE ARE NO U$D 600 million allocated for any planes in the 2022 Budget bill..., because the 2022 Budget bill was NOT APPROVED by the Argie Parliament in December 2021...
    c) But..., as usual..., don't take me word for it... Google it...!


    Feb 14th, 2022 - 11:51 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo

    Estimado Tænk

    I’ve spent the past few days at our gypsy encampment in Chicureo — but plan this afternoon to return to the farm.

    I stand by my conclusions that both Argentina and China are entering into foolish territory.

    All I can hope is the USA doesn’t do something really stupid regarding the the Ukraine.

    ¡Saludos de Chicureo!

    Feb 15th, 2022 - 01:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Toribio..., hermanito

    - I am positive your Noble Shilean Naval heart would beat quite differently if..., in 1849..., them Bloody Engrish Pirates had occupied Sandy Point in the Brunswick Peninsula and deported
    anyone in that little Penal/Naval colony that wished to remain in Shile...

    And quite possibly..., (if them Engrish Pirates didn't fancy to appropriate the rest of your thin fine strip..., that is) Shile would today be even more dependent of its commerce with Shina..

    About Ukraine..., latest news is that them Russkies are returning their troops to their usual bases before launching their final, final, depraved sexual attack against Virgin Ukraine...
    Let's see what Fake News them Yanks will “INCUBATE” now...
    Maybe something in line with this classic masterpiece...:



    Feb 15th, 2022 - 01:46 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo

    Estimado Tænk

    I’ve acquired a very definite PRO Russian stance.

    ¡Saludos de Chicureo!

    Feb 15th, 2022 - 02:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Becoming a “communist..., huhhhh?
    Well..., ”that's one small step for mankind, one giant leap for a man...”

    Now..., if you excuse me..., I have an Olympiad to watch...

    Especially enjoyable are the 12 gold medals currently won by my 5.5 million Norwegian brothers and sisters ...

    Chiefly if one compares them with the only 11 gold medals currently won by the 468 millions from the USACANAUSNZUK five blind eyed Anglosphere...

    Heja Norge... ;-)

    Feb 15th, 2022 - 03:38 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Pugol-H

    A very good idea, Argentina buying Chinese made weapons, works on every level.

    Well they have to do something, it doesn’t look like their new Pampa trainer will be able to catch a commercial jet liner.

    As for the price, well, dance with the Devil Compadres! Dance with the Devil.

    The Yanks are not going to do anything, even if the Ruski invade Ukraine.

    Except supply the best in pull the pin, fire and forget, shoulder launched missiles that hurt the Russians badly in Afghanistan.

    Even Putin is now unlikely to invade, having given the Ukrainians months to prepare, whilst the Ukrainian military capabilities have been upgraded far more than in the last eight years.

    Although 130,000 + Russian troops on the border were not just there to look good.

    Countries like Ukraine are not running towards to West, but running away from Russia.

    Putin talks about ‘security concerns’, when pretty much all the states on Russia’s borders see Russia as the threat, including China.

    Some historian once said, ‘states on Russia’s borders are either vassals or enemies’.

    Feb 16th, 2022 - 12:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    A Hindi perspective...

    Feb 17th, 2022 - 12:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Jack Bauer


    First, China's “sincerity” and solidarity with Argentina is based purely on China's geopolitical interests.....nothing to do with supporting the Argies irrational passion.

    Second, if Fernandez believes all the Chinese BS, as if the latter really supports the ridiculous (illegitimate) Argy claim, he is foolishly allowing himself to be coerced into stating his support for China's claim over Taiwan.

    But, to be expected from and incompetent, populist leader, easily manipulated by Xi Jinping.

    Feb 17th, 2022 - 04:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk


    Just Googled the above Anglo newcomer...: “Jack Bauer”... Geeeee..., what a Psycho he is...!


    Feb 17th, 2022 - 06:38 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Jack Bauer


    You may have changed your name, but you and your posts still stink....

    I 'apologize' if I hurt your feelings by pointing out your dear president's gullible nature.
    I hope you believe my sincerity....


    Feb 19th, 2022 - 07:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk


    - “”You May Have Changed Your Name...“”, the above Psycho says...
    - Nope..., the name is the same..., the language ain't..., I say...

    - “”I Hope You Believe My Sincerity...“”, the Psycho says...
    - Nope..., 'Psychos are disassociated from sincerity' (Psych101)..., I say...

    - Capisce...?

    Feb 19th, 2022 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer


    Right Stink, I always knew you weren't all there, bragging about your alleged Viking heritage, but to call yourself 'Tænk' ? ......You are no more Danish than a legitimate Chubut turnip....

    Not really surprised to see you refer to Jack Bauer as a “newcomer” that old age creeping up ?

    Sorry, had no intention of making you get your knickers in a twist..... go back to staring through the bottom of your empty whisky glass..., I say...

    Capisce ...?

    Feb 20th, 2022 - 05:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Anybody mentioned us Vikings...?

    Olympiad just ended..., and my ~5 million Norwegian brothers & sisters won as many gold medals as them ~480 million USCANAUSNZUK Anglosphere Anglos... ;-)))

    Heja Norge...!

    .my 5.5 million Norwegian brothers and sisters

    Feb 20th, 2022 - 06:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer


    Always a pleasure reading the machinations of your swollen head....

    Good for a way, to be expected considering the Games were held on snow and ice .....perhaps something to do with why they are called “Winter” Olympics ?....which in no way detracts from their achievments.

    Feb 21st, 2022 - 05:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk


    - In an Anglo psycho world..., snow and ice must be a rarity..., seldom seen by them ~370 million Yanks & Kanuks...

    What a Turnip...!

    Feb 21st, 2022 - 09:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    “What a Turnip...!” ......says the Chubut turnip.....

    Was my above post too subtle for you ?

    ....just curious, which type of turnip are you ? the 'red' type ?

    Feb 22nd, 2022 - 04:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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