Argentina receives Portugal’s support to negotiate IMF debt

The Argentine head of state also said that since his inauguration as pro-tempore president of MERCOSUR, relations with the European Union have been strengthened

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We will try to sensitize the IMF so that during the crisis we may suspend the interest rate surcharge," said the Prime Minister of Portugal.

Argentine President Alberto Fernández on Monday announced that he received the support of Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa to negotiate the debt with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

The European country's support was granted in the first meeting (of several planned throughout the week) held by the Argentine head of state on the old continent. Now President Fernández will seek support from countries such as France, Spain . . .

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