The president of the United States Donald Trump called on Friday November 1 at 5:00 pm to the president-elect, Alberto Fernández, to congratulate him on the triumph of Sunday October 27 in the presidential elections.
“Congratulations on the great victory. We watched it on television, ”said the US president, who also said:“ (you) are going to do a fantastic job. I hope to meet you immediately. His victory has been commented on all over the world. ”RELATED
During the telephone conversation, which the president-elect held from his offices on Mexico Street in the San Telmo neighborhood, Trump also said he had instructed his team at the International Monetary Fund to help Argentina. “I have instructed the IMF to work with you. Do not hesitate to call me, ”he said.
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For his part, Fernández conveyed his intention to maintain "a mature and cordial relationship" around "many common issues in the framework of a complex situation in which Argentina needs help." "We have to do things together," Fernandez told Trump.
According to the official agenda, Fernández will also have his first international activity as president-elect since next week, since he will leave this Friday for Mexico City to meet with the head of state of that country, Andrés Manuel López Obrador and with billionaire Carlos Slim He will be accompanied by Felipe Solá, Santiago Cafiero, the former Buenos Aires official and leader of the Callao Miguel "Mike" Cuberos Group, and the Chilean progressive politician and intellectual Marco Enríquez-Ominami.
"We have to do things together," Alberto Fernandez told Donald Trump.
Although the day and time of the visit to López Obrador is not yet confirmed, it is known that the meeting will be private and without protocol, since Fernández still did not take office, but it is estimated that it would happen next Monday. Meetings with the head of the Office of the Presidency, Alfonso Romo, and with businessman Carlos Slim also appear on the agenda of the former chief of staff.