“With @alferdez in the G20, we talk about crises in Latin America, particularly in Venezuela and Nicaragua”, Emmanuel Macron wrote on his official Twitter account.
the message Written in Spanish and addressed to Alberto Fernandez It highlights an issue that was not mentioned in the Argentine Foreign Ministry’s statements About the bilateral meeting.
Macron’s tweet added: “Another crisis was at the heart of our concerns: the weather. We must lead the way to ending fossil fuel subsidies.”
the president of France, Emmanuel Macron was one of the first to condemn, for example, the arrest of Christiana Chamorro, one of the seven presidential candidates who were imprisoned by Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua.. The European Union as a bloc condemns the elections called by the regime on 7 November, which were preceded by attacks on opponents.
the other way, The reluctance of the Argentine government to condemn these violations of democracy and human rights violations in Venezuela and Nicaragua is well known, Somewhat lonely position in Latin America.
Last October 20, Casa Rosada confirmed this position and He abstained from voting to condemn the dictatorship of Daniel Ortega and his wife, Rosario Murillo, in Nicaragua. Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico voted, while Mercosur’s partners, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay, supported the condemnation of the Nicaraguan regime.
Contrary to what the French president said, from the presidency of Argentina The dictatorships of Nicaragua and Venezuela are not mentioned, despite the fact that the phrase “human rights” is in the statement. According to the Kirchner government’s official version, the two leaders discussed at the meeting that the two leaders held in Rome within the framework of the G20 summit. Concerning Argentina’s debts with the International Monetary Fund and its negotiations, On the Paris Agreement, climate action, the preservation of biodiversity and the defense of human rights and gender equality.
The Argentine statement about the meeting between Macron and Fernandez said that both “reaffirmed common views” on all these issues, with an explicit reference to “defending human rights”, but Without any reference to the two Latin American countries where these rights are clearly violated.
Alberto Fernandez also used social networks to connect with the meeting and the topics discussed: “With Emmanuelmacron, President of France, we reaffirm shared visions on climate action, biodiversity conservation, Defending human rights and gender equality. I thanked your country for its support in negotiating with the Paris Club and the International Monetary Fund.” He also did not mention Venezuela and Nicaragua.
Meanwhile, in his tweet, Emmanuel Macron He made it clear that he had expressed to Alberto Fernandez his concerns about crises in Latin America, particularly those in Nicaragua and Venezuela.
The official statement also stated that “Fernandez has endorsed his government’s commitment to implementing the Paris Agreement.”