Alberto Fernández met with Kristalina Georgieva

From New York

President Alberto Fernández is meeting with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, at the start of his official agenda in New York City. The meeting began shortly after noon (Argentine time) and marked the start of the Argentine president’s official agenda in this city.

The appointment was planned for 11:30 in New York (12:30 in Argentina). Georgieva arrived ten minutes earlier at the Argentine Consulate in New York, despite the fact that she had warned that she could arrive later because she was late in an activity with the New York Times. “I am very much looking forward to the meeting with the president and very excited that we have achieved this level of agreement,” she Georgieva said before the meeting.

The presidential delegation left the Park Hyatt Hotel at 11:17 to walk the five blocks that separate it from the Consulate. Fernández was accompanied by the Secretary General of the Presidency, Julio Vitobello; spokeswoman Gabriela Cerruti; and the Argentine ambassador to the United States, Jorge Argüello.

As soon as the technical approval of the second review of the agreement’s goals was made official this morning, Fernández finished defining the guidelines for the meeting. For that he met with Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero, who arrived three minutes later to meet Georgieva due to a delay in New York traffic. The President also called Sergio Massa to Buenos Aires. The meeting started at 11.30.

After the meeting with the President, Georgieva will make a statement and answer questions from the journalists present at the Argentine consulate.

The meeting between Fernández and the head of the IMF has as a backdrop the announcement of the approval of that body of the second revision of the agreement of extended facilities that it granted to Argentina to refinance the debt of 44,500 million dollars that Mauricio Macri during his government.

The approval is the result of the policies applied in recent months and the negotiations led by Sergio Massa and his economic team on the tour he made a few days ago in the United States, where he presented the numbers of the national economy in front of the leadership of that organization. multilateral, the US Treasury and other international entities.

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