President-elect Javier Milei repeated in his speech last night that he would maintain relations with «the free countries of the world», a definition that he described in the campaign. leaves out Russia, China and Brazilamong the most relevant for the international relations of Argentina.
From the Kremlin, the spokesperson for the Russian government, Dmitry Peskov, He was «waiting for numerous issues concerning bilateral ties to be clarified.»
«We have taken note of a number of statements that Mr. Milei made during the election campaign, but we will focus on him and We will judge him, mainly, by the statements he makes after taking office.«said the spokesman for Vladimir Putin’s government, who He sent a formal congratulatory telegram.
The liberal not only repeatedly stated that he would not negotiate «with communists» but he also stood politically on the side of American foreign policy by marking his position of support for Ukraine in the war with Russia; and in favor of Israel in the invasion of the Gaza Strip.
Peskov added that his country will welcome «with respect the election of the people of Argentina» and valued Argentina as «a very important nation in South America, with which we have fairly good relations,» and He was in favor of supporting «the development of bilateral relations.»
During the Covid-19 pandemic, whose criticism of care policies was the basis of support for the first public mafias of the liberal extreme right, the Government of Alberto Fernández established a key relationship with Russia to obtain the Russian vaccine Sputnik Vwhich was criticized and questioned by the opposition, and It proved to be effective and allowed the country to be one of the first to start a successful vaccination campaign.