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Martín Guzmán met with ambassadors from 10 countries to discuss the bilateral agenda facing the G20 meetings in Italy

The Minister of Economy, Martín Guzmán, held a meeting on Tuesday at the Palacio de Hacienda with ambassadors and commercial representatives from 10 countries, where he discussed matters of bilateral interest in view of the next G20 meetings in Italy, to be held on July 9 and 10.

At the meeting, Mr. Guzmán also spoke with the ambassadors and commercial representatives about the understanding reached by Argentina and the creditor countries of the Paris Club, which consists of a “time bridge” until March 2022 that averts a default and implies a financial relief for the country of USD 2,000 million.

Likewise, Mr. Guzmán confirmed Argentina’s intention to continue working constructively with the representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and anticipated that he will travel with his team to the G20 meeting that will take place next July.

The Ambassadors attending the meeting were Ulrich Sante (Germany), John Gartke (Canada), Javier Sandomingo Nuñez (Spain), Michelle Riebeling and Leah Severino (United States), Claudia Scherer-Effosse (France), Takahiro Nakamae (Japan), Mirta Gentile (Italy), Bernd Scholtz (The Netherlands), Elizabeth Green (UK), and Heinrich Schellenberg (Switzerland).

Mr. Minister was accompanied by the Secretary of Finance, Mariano Sardi, and the Head of the International Affairs Unit of the Ministry of Economy, Maia Colodenco.