Sergio Massa announced that the government will convene the post-election opposition: what will be the axes to be addressed


With the defeat in the PASO still in force and less than a month after the holding of legislative elections, Sergio massa assured that the government will appeal “to the opposition, employers and workers for the design of 10 state policies”. Likewise, the president of the House of Representatives He stressed that as a government coalition, they must solve three fundamental problems: “prices, insecurity and put the development agenda in motion”.

Once the elections are over, we will call on the government to find an agreement with the opposition, with businessmen and with workers, articulating Congress and the Economic and Social Council.”Massa said in an interview with Infobae. And he added: “The president has the decision to do it, I discussed it with the vice-president and it sprouted from an idea that, at the time, Máximo Kirchner had raised on the issue of debt. . We are going to demand an agreement on 10 policies ”.

What policies will the government seek to reach agreement with the opposition

As the head of the Renewal Front explained, one of the central issues will be the taking of external debt, since they will seek that this financing tool aims at the application of “Intergenerational infrastructure, intergenerational social policies, educational policies and intergenerational scientific and technological research. Things that have no impact on a current problem ”.

Likewise, “an agreement on the laws of economic growth and development, agro-industry, hydrocarbons and mining, and the issue of hydrogen and lithium” will be presented, in addition to “economic development, education and issues related to three poverty reduction policies. in 10 years ; and job creation ”.

I will be clear: whatever the result, won or lost, after the elections we will call for an agreement», Underlined Massa. “I think we have to go to a Moncloa Pact,” he said.

In the words of the President of the Lower House, the number of points in the agreement will depend on the demand from the sectors: “We must have the solidarity that the success of an agreement is capitalized by all; but also the humility that the costs be shared jointly”.

About the agreement with the IMF for the payment of the debt

A few days after the Minister of the Economy, Martin Guzman, hold a meeting in Washington with the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, Continue renegotiate the debtMassa announced that “Argentina will reach an agreement that gives it a term, a good rate and the possibility of having the capacity to pay to get up after the over-indebtedness with the flight of capital from the government of (Mauricio) Macri “.

Anyway, Massa stressed that “Argentina is going to have a new agreement with the Fund. The president has the decision to move forward with an agreement that must be possible to pay for Argentina and viable in terms of what is the result of our trade balance.”.

The key points to resolve on the economy

In addition, Sergio Massa analyzed other central points of the economy. “We have three questions to resolve: pricesbecause money is not enough and it is essential that we control inflation. To fight against insecurity, because the exit from the pandemic has brought us back to everyday situations that generate fear in people. And the development, which has been put on hold because the objective ended up being to attend the emergency of the pandemic ”, he listed.

Analysis of the loss at PASO

Part of our deal as a post-election coalition was to set a target for 2023 and not so much the November elections, “said Massa, analyzing the hard defeat suffered by the Frente de Todos in September and warned that” if the company sees that we are gradually taking the path of the resumption of investment, the ’employment and the middle class, Argentina finally assess it on the occasion of an election.

In this vein, although he said that the legislative elections are “important because they will give us the deputies to pass the key laws that Argentina has today”, he stressed. the government must “look at the next two years, not just the next 30 days.” Meanwhile, when evaluating the unfavorable outcome at the ballot box, Massa analyzed: “By that, we did not know how to count well.” In the words of Tigrense, the executive has focused on communicating pandemic actions, with which they have lost “the emphasis on saying other things.”

By commenting on cabinet changes after defeat, Massa lowered the drama and affirmed: “Only three ministers out of twenty have changed. We should not be afraid of debate, of the plurality of opinions, as long as coalitions maintain the spirit of unity in diversity ”.

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