Just off the plane that brought him from Mexico with Alberto Fernández, Felipe Solá confirmed that the president-elect asked Donald Trump to intercede in the negotiation with the International Monetary Fund for the debt that the country maintains with that agency. He said this by telling the talk they had with Mauricio Claver-Carone, the main adviser to the US president for Latin America, with whom they had lunch on Wednesday.
“We asked him something that he had already discussed with President Trump, that the United States help us in the negotiation with the Fund. That also implies having (the agency) some responsibility for what happened, ”said Solá at the Ezeiza airport.
Last Friday, Trump called Fernandez to congratulate him on the electoral victory. They had a brief but cordial dialogue, translation by. “Congratulations on the great victory. We watched it on television, ”said the US president, as indicated in a newsletter of the president-elect team.RELATED
Fernandez made reference to the debt with the IMF on Wednesday night, and although he admitted that it was "difficult to talk about removes", he warned that the agency "has to assume the responsibility it had."
“Let him review what he did and in that review help pay because our decision is there. We do not want to default, "Fernandez said in a dialogue with TN, adding that" Macri has failed to comply "by saying that they have already defaulted the debt in reference to the so-called" reperfilation. "
The president-elect returned to Argentina on Thursday morning after spending 5 days in Mexico, on his first trip abroad after his victory in the general elections of October 27.
After stepping on Argentine soil, Fernández held a meeting at one of the Ezeiza airport offices with the president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, who confirmed the disbursement of some 6 billion dollars as part of the credit programs that are already in effect.