Governors and officials of Chaco, Santiago del Estero, Tierra del Fuego, Río Negro, La Pampa, San Juan, Neuquén, Catamarca, Corrientes, Jujuy, Tucumán, Mendoza, Entre Ríos, Santa Cruz, Salta, La Rioja, Córdoba and Chubut offered their support for the agreement reached between the national government and the holders of Argentine debt yesterday and were optimistic about future prospects in this regard.
In dialogue with Télam, the governor of the Chaco, Jorge Capitanich, described the decision as “extraordinary and excellent. I understand that, from now on, it is a possibility to frame the negotiation with the IMF that is compatible with the capacity for recovery of the Argentine economy. ”
Capitanich, also opined that “this agreement allows the provinces, which have debts in bonds and in foreign currency, in the specific case, the province took on debt in 2016, which clearly implies a foreseeable horizon to decrease interest rates already turn extend terms, and improve payment terms. “
For his part, also the Governor of Santiago del Estero, Gerardo Zamora, congratulated “President Alberto Fernández on the agreement reached” and added that “it is an example of responsibility that encourages us to embark more vigorously on a path of growth and development for our country”.
“A fundamental step to put Argentina back on its feet,” emphasized the Santiago chief on his social networks.
From La Pampa, Governor Sergio Ziliotto valued the “strength and conviction” of the President of the Nation and the “capacity” of the Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán to reach an agreement and stated that “the Pampans accompany the chosen path, which will allow growth and develop Argentina ”.
“They reached an agreement to pay the Public Debt that will allow Argentina to grow and develop and then meet the creditors,” said Ziliotto.
In the south of the country, the governor of Tierra del Fuego, Gustavo Melella, highlighted today the agreement reached by the national government with the bondholders in the framework of the restructuring of the public debt because “it allows the country to advance towards an economic recovery” , for which he congratulated the Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán, for “this great achievement”.
In official statements released by the government’s press area, Melella highlighted “the commitment of President Alberto Fernández to face this negotiation,” and said that it is in line with “the decision to work for a standing and sovereign Argentina.”
“I agree that in order to pay, we have to grow. This agreement reached by the national government is historic, ”insisted Melella, who had previously supported the negotiations previously.
In Neuquén, Governor Omar Gutiérrez congratulated the President and the Minister of the Economy, Martín Guzmán, for the agreement, which “will have an impact on the development and growth of the country and the province,” he said in a statement released by Casa de government.
“The agreement is essential for us to be able to build a sustainable and sustainable path to resume economic growth and development,” he assured and said that “it will allow managing and obtaining public and private, national and foreign investments included in our Five-Year Plan. destined for sectors such as tourism, production, construction, industry, for Vaca Muerta and for the development of the Neuquén economy as a whole ”.
For his part, the Governor of Catamarca, Raúl Jalil said on his official Twitter account that this is “great news for everyone: the @alferdez Economy team, led by Minister @Martin_M_Guzman, reached an agreement to advance with the payment of a sustainable debt that results in benefits for Argentina and its creditors ”.
Also from Río Negro, support came to the agreement: “We congratulate President Alberto Fernández, and the entire team led by Minister Martin Guzmán, for the agreement reached with bondholders, which allows us to restructure the national debt and thus strengthen the economic recovery the country and the provinces, ”Governor Arabela Carreas said on Twitter today.
“We highly value the defense of national interests and the spirit of agreement between the parties. Very good news for all Argentines and Argentines ”, added the Rio Negro president.
In addition, the Governor of San Juan, Sergio Uñac, congratulated the President through the social network Twitter, where he expressed: “The agreement reached is synonymous with hope” and that “we hope that we continue on this path of assuming commitments with responsibility, always prioritizing the growth and development of our country and of all Argentines ”.
Likewise, the governor of Corrientes, Gustavo Valdés, highlighted in a Twitter account the agreement reached by the government and added that “it is great news for all Argentines.”
In the northwest of the country, the Governor of Jujuy, Gerardo Morales, congratulated the President and Minister Guzmán through their social networks, where he maintained that “the agreement concluded will allow Argentina to have more tools to overcome the deep economic crisis that it is leaving the pandemic. ”
In addition, the Governor of Tucumán, Juan Manzur said that “this successful renegotiation enables us to plan national growth and regional development” and congratulated the President and Minister Guzmán. “
The Governor of Mendoza, Rodolfo Suarez, expressed the importance of the agreement from his Twitter account and highlighted: “I celebrate the agreement reached by @Martin_M_Guzman and the national government with the bondholders for the debt. This is very important for our companies and for all of Argentina ”.
His partner from Entre Ríos, Gustavo Bordet, for his part, assured that the agreement “represents a horizon of stability and hope” for Argentina, and stressed that the President “prioritizes growth and inclusion for sovereign and equitable development.”
Likewise, he highlighted the work of the national economy minister, Martín Guzmán, and “the entire team of the national government”, and said that the agreement will allow “applying necessary policies to reactivate the economy strongly affected” by the pandemic.
The governor of Santa Cruz, Alicia Kirchner, also thanked the President for the debt restructuring: “Thank you, President @ alferdez, for the tireless work of your team in everything that makes up the agreements reached in the debt restructuring,” he said. The first president through Twitter and added: “This is very good for our country.”
In addition, the Governor of Salta, Gustavo Sáenz, assured that the country “recovers optimism and hope in the near future, for this agreement that President Alberto Fernández and the Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán, worked responsibly,” as he expressed. his Twitter account, where he considered that this agreement “allows Argentines to believe in the sustainable development of our country, for which we work together.”
From La Rioja, Governor Ricardo Quintela said that “it is not a secret that the Federal Government chaired by Alberto Fernández and Vice President Cristina Kirchner, assumed with the land devastated by the previous government, which in the figure of (former President Mauricio) Macri was mortgaged by an unsustainable and unpayable External Debt in the terms imposed by the neoliberalism of Cambiemos ”.
In this sense, he greeted that “the team appointed by the president, with Martín Guzmán at the helm, managed to save Argentina, $ 37.7 billion, from the unpayable debt.”
Also in Córdoba, the local Finance Minister, Osvaldo Giordano, celebrated the agreement and assured that “it was a key step”: “I congratulate the national authorities for the agreement,” Giordano continued in a virtual meeting he held with Amcham Córdoba Delegation, although He admitted that “it is very premature to know how Córdoba’s debt will be restructured, we were doing everything to be ready for this moment.”
Finally, the Minister of Economy of Chubut, Oscar Antonena, valued the principle of agreement to restructure the external debt and described it as “a gesture that generates a much more favorable negotiating climate but that is not yet closed and that is why it is necessary to be cautious. ”
In dialogue with Télam, he recalled that “our province is also trying to renegotiate the dollar debt with foreign bondholders and we hope that the Chamber of Deputies of Chubut will approve the procedure for which the national agreement also helps us, because it places us in a context general restructuring ”.
With information from Telam