If many, like Paraguay, praised the “idealism” that characterized the elections, the election of Javier Miley, an extreme liberal and anti-system, created a division in South America.
International reactions multiply after the victory of the ultra-liberal and anti-regime candidate Javier Miley, who was elected on Sunday, November 19, with 56% of the vote. It would be an exaggeration to say they are polar opposites, as the TV star who came into politics only a few years ago is so divisive.
“I wish the new government good luck and success», he contented himself with the announcement of his neighbor, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The latter did not mention his name in the congratulatory message that was broadcast liveCorrupt communistThe former far-right Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, was much more enthusiastic than his successor, saying that “Hope shines again» Elected by Javier Miley. He added that he hopes that “Good winds will reach the United States and Brazil” for this reason “Honesty, progress, and the return of freedom“.
His victory also pleased former US President Donald Trump: “I’m proud of you. You will transform your country and make Argentina great again“, he wrote on his social truth network – even before the official results were published.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken sees the glass as half full, believing that this election is “certificate“Hardness”Electoral institutions and democracy in Argentina“, regards “– High participation and peaceful conduct of voting“He added that the United States”We look forward to working with President-elect Milley and his government on shared priorities“.
Chile hopes for the best
Chilean President Gabriel Buric welcomedJavier Miley for his victory and Sergio Massa for admitting his defeat with dignity.» «To the people of Argentina, I wish the best and know that you will always have our respect and support. As President of Chile, I will work tirelessly to keep our sister nations united“, declared the left-wing president in his congratulatory message.
“The far right won in Argentina, and it was their society’s decision. It’s sad for Latin America and we’ll see», laments Colombian President Gustavo Petro, from the radical left. However, Javier congratulated Miley and promised that “Relations between Colombia and Argentina, the ties between their peoples will be maintained within the framework of mutual respect. “We expect from Argentine progressivism assessments that will allow the peoples of Latin America to learn the lessons of history.»
Chile’s leftist president, Gabriel Buric, welcomed…Javier Miley for his victory and Sergio Massa for admitting his defeat with dignity“.”To the people of Argentina, I wish the best and know that you will always have our respect and support. As President of Chile, I will work tirelessly to keep our sister nations united“, he added.
The “friendly hand” of Paraguay
“On behalf of the people of Paraguay, I salute the brotherly people of Argentina on this perfect election day“, declared the conservative President of Paraguay, Santiago Peña. “I congratulate Javier Maile on his victory and offer Paraguay’s friendly and fraternal hand in strengthening relations between our two countries. Greetings to the great people of Argentina“, added the economist.
China wants to develop trade relations
China on Monday congratulated Javier Miley on his election as president of Argentina, and said it wanted to further develop trade relations between the two countries, which the hard-line liberal candidate said he wanted to end. “Beijing wants”Work with Argentina to continue the friendship«Between the two countries as well»Win-win cooperationChinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning told reporters.
“China always attaches great importance to the development of China-Argentina relations from a strategic and long-term perspective.And I stressed. “The development of China-Argentina relations has become a subject of general consensus in society in both countries, bringing tangible benefits to the two peoples.», confirmed the spokesman.
Russia is supportive
The Russian Ambassador to Argentina, Dmitry Feoktistov, stated:The next administration has a lot to do to overcome social and economic problems»,sAccording to the state agency TASS. Mr. Feoktistov also said that he hopes “The commitment to multipolarity, independent foreign policy and strict protection of national interests will continue“.
European Union skeptic
European Council President Charles Michel sent his message “Congratulations» To Javier Miley for his election as President of Argentina, calling for continued cooperation between the European Union and the South American country, «Close partner“.”The people of Argentina have spoken in free and democratic elections (…). I thank (current President) Alberto Fernandez for the excellent cooperation over the years and look forward to continuing this cooperation for the benefit of our people.», he noted on X (formerly Twitter).
Congratulations from India
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Javier Miley on his election as president of Argentina, a country with which New Delhi had trade worth about $6.4 billion last year. “We look forward to working closely with you to diversify and expand the strategic partnership between India and Argentina», Mr. Modi wrote on social networks
India is Argentina’s fourth-largest trading partner, according to Indian government figures, with trade peaking last year (+12%).
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