A few hours before Congress begins the debate on the agreement with the IMF and votes on the proposal, Mauricio Macri He referred to the subject during his visit to the Expoagro fair, which will take place until this Friday.
Even though the former president did not go into much detail about the content of the document, Mauricio Macri he did celebrate the treatment that the different blocks have given to the discussion.
“I congratulate all the blocks because they have had a great performance”expressed Mauricio Macri. However, the members of the hardest PRO, linked to the president, could abstain from voting on the proposal.
This, given that, before the discussions began, the former president tried to convince parliamentarians to vote against the initiative, despite this, the opposition decided to vote only for refinancing.
“Due to institutional responsibility, we cannot and will not push Argentina to default,” assured the national table of Together for Change after the virtual meeting that took place last Sunday to set its position on the debate.
Thus, despite the request of one of its greatest leaders, the majority of the opposition would support the proposal and, with this, the project would have half a sanction to pass to the Senate.
Mauricio Macri left a debt with the IMF for 45 billion dollars.
In the year 2018, The ex-president assumed a debt with the organization of 45 billion dollars, which left an unpayable inheritance to the current Government, which is why today they are trying to refinance it.
At the time, the same macri revealed that said debt had been assumed for “pay the commercial banks that wanted to leave the country because they were afraid that Kirchnerism would return“.
Along this line, many describe the president’s decision as “irresponsible”, even the IMF itself assured in its report that the “debt went to capital flight”, which consequently did not leave any benefit for the country.
Despite this, the politician in his defense assured that the plan offered by the agency seemed “reasonable” to him, and although he was the one who assumed the debt, he has blamed Alberto Fernández for the fact that today the country does not have how to pay it .