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Argentine President welcomes Chilean colleague with whom he shares many views

Monday, April 4th 2022 - 20:23 UTC
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Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday welcomed his Chilean counterpart Gabriel Boric Font at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires. It was the visiting head of state's first trip abroad since taking office on March 11. Read full article


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  • Trimonde

    Once again very interesting to see MercoPress' “selective” editing process. It seems they skipped right over the attention grabbing moment in which Gabriel Boric stated emphatically on two occasions by raising his voice, his unwavering allegiance to Argentina's Malvinas cause, and made sure no one in the room had any doubts on whose side of the issue he stood. Considering he is Chile's president, you would think MercoPress would consider important to underline the significance of the tone and manner used by Boric to declare internationally his position regarding, as the English language calls them, “the Falklands”.

    Apr 04th, 2022 - 09:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    Assolutamente vero..., signore Trimonde...

    - Shilean President Boric did receive as gift a vinyl record from Argentinean President Fernández private collection..., as the article mentions...

    - What the article “forgot” to mention is that..., in his official speech..., Sr. Boric said things like these...:
    - El presidente Chileno reiteró su respaldo al “Reclamo justo, legítimo y digno del pueblo y el estado Argentino” sobre la soberanía de las Islas Malvinas
    - ”Siento una profunda hermandad con el pueblo Argentino. Me crié en la Patagonia y en la Patagonia no hay fronteras...”

    Monolinguals may use Google Translate...

    Posted 3 hours

    Apr 04th, 2022 - 10:11 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Trimonde

    He's a very confident and robust leader. I like that he has no qualms about what he wants to say. I think Argentinians are just slightly, perhaps positively, taken back by him, trying to reposition their feelings before they become anything definable. A moment I always fear, as I already know them and know they will inevitably find a little open door through which to start letting out their voice of dissent and criticism... like all cultures do I suppose. But oh well! We will as always, see what comes out in the wash with time.
    I however have already found my two cents of disappointment in the very last answer he gave the last question that was made to him regarding territorial disputes. I was assuming or hoping perhaps he would have said something more refreshingly new or at least constructive, but he kind of semi-entrenched himself, instead of saying something like “I'm sure we'll find a good solution in a form that no one would have expected us to arrive at”, but instead my innocence was lost when I saw “the politician's strategy” suddenly rear its head from within the up until then youthful figure. I have noticed though he does not tend to mention nor insinuate “unity language” like the Peronists, Lula or Mojica might. He talks more about “forms of closer ties, bonds, and exchanges”. That's just something I notice as I am someone who's for the unification of the Iberian continent. Anyways, let's hope for the best; they sure got a lot of people's attention all over the America's now, and undoubtedly a lot of people's hope for something good to happen in a big way... as well as a lot of people's worry in other places ;-)

    Apr 05th, 2022 - 12:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Actually, occupied Patagonia has a border running the complete length of it, along the line of the Andes.

    A totally artificial construct of the implanted population squatting there today.

    However the legitimate territory of Wallmapu has no such border.

    Free Wallmapu, arm the Mapuche, one planter one bullet.

    Apr 05th, 2022 - 02:20 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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