President Alberto Fernández suspended the face-to-face ceremony with the Mercosur heads of state in commemoration of the 30 years of Mercosur’s life due to the health situation in neighboring countries. The celebration will take place virtually. This is how Clarín learned from high sources in the Foreign Ministry.
The reason for the in-person suspension of the summit, which was to be held at the CCK, was the worsening of the regional situation of the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, the situation worsened in Brazil and Paraguay. “Dear friends, he took advantage of this mailing list to officially inform you that given the health situation of several countries in the region, the President instructed the Chancellor so that the meeting for the 30 years of Mercosur be held virtually. Available for any consultation about”.
Argentina is the country that presides over the bloc pro tempore, from December to mid-year.
At this time, Alberto F. and his chancellor, Felipe Solá, are in full communication with colleagues in the region. Friday will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of the block. And in that train the physical presence of Jair Bolsonaro (Brazil), Mario Abdo Benitez (Paraguay) and Luis Lacalle Pou (Uruguay) were expected here .- Luis Arce (Bolivia) and Sebastián Piñera (Chile) were also going to come
As the days passed, no one confirmed the presence in Buenos Aires. Only Bolsonaro had done it.
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