President Alberto Fernández and the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, met this Wednesday in Bali, Indonesia. At the meeting, the head of the organization told the head of state the importance of maintaining the economic course in Argentina.
“I am very glad to see that he is doing well. We had a very good conversation about the impact of the war in Ukraine. Presenting the importance of Argentina continuing with the objective of lowering inflation, it is very important that Argentina stays the course as it did so successfully in recent months”, the director of the Fund considered after the meeting.
The meeting was held between 5:25 p.m. (local time, 6:25 in Argentina) and 6:15 p.m. (7:15 in Argentina) in the Tampa Ksiring room of the Hotel Meliá. At the meeting, Fernández was accompanied by Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero; the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massa; and the Argentine ambassador to the United States, Jorge Argüello.
The cost of the war in Ukraine was discussed, with the idea of reducing debt payment targets, while, on the issue of overcharges, Georgieva promised to discuss it on the board next December, official sources said.
🇦🇷 🇮🇩 | President Alberto Fernandez (@alferdez) held a meeting with the director of the IMF, @KGeorgieva. pic.twitter.com/lEhKhuXY1L
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