Alberto Fernández met with the Prime Minister of Portugal

President Alberto Fernandez held a meeting this afternoon in New York with the Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costawith whom he reaffirmed the mutual interest in strengthening bilateral cooperation and regional integration.

Within the framework of their participation in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Fernández and Costa spoke about “the importance of deepening the interregional dialogue between Latin America and Europe, as well as the global concern about the war between Ukraine and Russia”.

“We will continue to strengthen bilateral cooperation and regional integration,” said the president, and also expressed his expectation for the official visit to Argentina by his counterpart from Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousascheduled for November this year.

Bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Portugal. Source: Presidency.

The meeting was attended on behalf of Argentina by the Secretary General of the Presidency, Julius Vitobello; the Argentine ambassador to the United States, Jorge Arguello; the permanent representative to the UN; Maria del Carmen Squeff; and the Presidential spokesperson, Gabriela Ceruti.

On behalf of the delegation from Portugal, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joao Gomes Cravinho; the permanent representative of Portugal to the United Nations, Ana Paula Zacarias; the chief of staff of the Prime Minister, Vitor Escaria; the General Director of Foreign Policy; Rui Vinhas and the diplomatic adviser to the Prime Minister, Fernando Morgado.

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