Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Thursday held a telephone conversation with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Mirjana Spoljaric Egger to express the South American country's interest in “the immediate and unconditional” release of the Argentine nationals held hostage in Gaza by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.
Three weeks apart, the Argentine Foreign Ministry issued two communiqués with different positions on the Arab-Israeli conflict. In the first, dated October 7, Argentina clearly supports the position of Israel, which claims its position as the nation under attack and condemns the attacks of the terrorist group Hamas against the Israeli population.
Authorities in Argentina – the only Latin American country ever hit by large-scale antisemitic attacks, in 1992 and 1994 – upped the security measures around Jewish people and entities amid Hamas' Friday of rage threats, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Wednesday denied his country had any hypothesis of conflict with Paraguay despite recent controversies over tolls collected from barges sailing along the Paraná River Waterway and Asunción canceling all electricity supply from the Yacyretá hydroelectric power plant.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero presided over the ceremony in Buenos Aires Monday marking the launching of a postage stamp commemorating two centuries of diplomatic ties between Argentina and Brazil.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero signed an agreement in Seoul with steel company Posco, whereby the South Korean company will invest US$ 1.7 billion for the production of lithium carbonate in the provinces of Salta and Catamarca.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Tuesday met in Tokyo with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to discuss further Japanese investments in the South American country, where there are already some 70 leading companies from the Asian power.
Argentina will continue to collect tolls from barges sailing through the Paraná-Paraguay River Waterway because it is something that was contemplated, Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero said this weekend after his Paraguayan colleague Rubén Ramírez's announcement last week otherwise. A toll is not going to define the relationship between both countries,.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero sent a message to his British colleague James Cleverly saying that “the UK has been violating Argentina's territorial integrity for 190 years.” The British government considered Thursday that a “regrettable choice of words” had been made.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero and Corrientes Governor Gustavo Valdez Friday flew over Punta Ñaró, the border area where a diplomatic incident took place between Paraguay's Coast Guard and local fishermen, in a move to achieve a peaceful solution to the crisis.