Argentina’s President, Mauricio Macri, today spoke by phone with his counterpart of United States, Donald Trump, on the economic situation in which the southern country is located and “relevant issues on the global agenda”, informed Argentine officials in a statement.
In the conversation, which lasted 15 minutes, Trump said that “it is aware of the situation” of Argentina and accepted an invitation from President Macri to make a State visit in November, within the framework of the Summit of leaders of the G20, in Buenos Aires.
This conversation occurs in the midst of the crisis caused by the collapse of the Argentine peso and the same day that a team headed by the Minister of economy, Nicolás Dujovne, will meet in Washington with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, to renegotiate the financing agreement signed with the Agency last June.
“Both heads of State intend to continue to maintain a fluid contact and expressed their desire to return to found on the margins of the next Assembly General of the United Nations in New York at the end of September,” is stressed in the reported text.
This is not the first time that both heads of State talk by the Argentine economic situation.
Last may, when the negotiations between the Government of Macri and the IMF met to achieve a credit that would deal with the sharp decline in weight before the dollar started at the end of April, Trump supported the management of his counterpart on Twitter.
“Big talk with my friend the President Mauricio Macri of Argentina this week. He is doing a good job for Argentina. I support his vision to transform the economy of his country and unleash your potential! “, remarked the American politician.
Shortly thereafter and on the same social network, Macri thanked him to Trump, whom he acknowledged as his “friend”, “I support and affection” shown towards its economic policy.
Last August 31, the White House made official visits to Trump held in November to Argentina for the Summit of the G20.
“The G20 Summit will be an opportunity for the President highlighted his economic policies in favor of growth on an international stage and meet bilaterally with other key global leaders”, said in a statement the White House spokesman, Sarah Sanders.
The meeting of the Group of 20 (G20), which comprise the heads of State and Government of the countries with the world’s major economies, both developed and emerging, will be held in Buenos Aires between November 30 and December 1.