when The opposition complains that it has not been summoned By the government to talk about debt negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, President Alberto Fernandez will arrive in San Juan this afternoon To launch an initiative to generate electricity from renewable sources that will benefit five provinces, with Economy Minister Martin Guzman and Energy Minister Dario Martinez.
Starting at 3:30 p.m., Alberto Fernandez will lead the launch of the National Renewable Bloc, a public and private body that seeks to boost the production of goods, technologies and services. The law will be adopted with the participation of the governors of San Juan, Sergio Onac; from Rio Negro, Arabella Carreras; by Neuquen, Omar Gutierrez; from La Rioja, Ricardo Quintella; Mendoza Vice President Mario Abed. The governor of Mendoza, Rodolfo Suarez, will not attend because he is on vacation. Mendoza will be the only opposition province that will participate in the declaration.
Guzmán’s meeting with the referees
In parallel, today, Minister Guzmán was scheduled to receive provincial leaders from the opposition and legislative leaders, but the meeting was never confirmed.. The Prime Minister of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Laretta, complained this morning about the lack of a phone call. We were ready to share with all conservatives. “The most worrying thing is that there is no economic plan that indicates how to achieve more balanced federal development across the country,” the president said at a news conference.
The meeting with opposition leaders had been postponed without an appointment. The idea of the meeting was for Guzmán to report to the Conservatives and the opposition legislative bloc on ongoing negotiations with the International Monetary Fund to restructure debt. The meeting place was one of the clashes with the opposition. the The opposition requested that it be in Congress, but the government resisted and sought to impose it on the Ministry of Economy.
Coffee plantations in Washington
Meanwhile, Secretary of State Santiago Cafiero traveled to the United States where he began the day on an official visit where he will meet with Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, where he will touch on negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. The goal is to gain political support from the Joe Biden administration To the Argentine position on the payment of $ 45 billion to the international organization.
The decision of opposition governors and some members of the ruling party not to attend the meeting in Casa Rosada with Guzmán last week prevented Alberto from taking a photo of the unit with the leaders. Neither Suarez, Larita nor Gustavo Valdes of Corrientes attended the meeting. Nor the ruler of GogoiGerardo Morales, a supporter of the meeting, who later accused the minister of “wanting to hide the amendment that he agreed with the IMF.”