Cristina received Arce and Petro, but the meeting with Lula fell through again

Cristina Kirchner resumed his international agenda this afternoon and received the presidents of Bolivia in his Senate office, Luis Arce Catacoraand from Colombia, Gustavo Petrowho arrived in the country to participate in the Celac summit.

As evening fell, however, it was confirmed that the president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, was not going to visit the Upper House. The possibility of a meeting between the vice president and the president of Brazil had begun to take shape on Monday afternoon, but it was frustrated due to the busy schedule of the head of state of the South American giant, who was in full official visit to the country. The sequence was repeated today.

Arce’s visit to the Senate comes less than a day after he Evo Morales He will meet, on Monday afternoon, with Cristina Kirchner. Both Bolivian leaders have been holding a tough internal political confrontation for control of the Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS)a space that the former president founded and knew how to lead.

In an attempt to not lose centrality in a month of low political intensity in the Senatethe vice president put together a kind of international agenda parallel to the Celac summit, in which the president Alberto Fernandez He had a leading role due to his status as head of state of the host country and for having presided over the community that brings together the Latin American and Caribbean nations.

The Vice President of the Nation, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, together with the President of Honduras, Xiomara Castro.National Senate

Within this framework, Cristina Kirchner received on Monday afternoon Xiomara Castropresident of Honduras whose inauguration ceremony, which took place almost a year ago, the vice president attended by virtue of the good relationship established between the two leaders after the Argentine government’s repudiation of the coup d’état suffered Manuel Zelayahusband of the current head of the Central American state, in 2009.

Minutes later it was the turn of Evo Morales, whose visits to the office of the Senate presidency have become common in recent times. In this case there was no official reception, as happened with Castro and Arce, who entered the legislative palace through the esplanade of Entre Ríos avenue, where they were received by officials from the upper house.

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales and Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

Arce arrived at the Senate around 6:00 p.m. accompanied, among others, by the Argentine ambassador to Bolivia, the former socialist Ariel Basteiro. Little or nothing was known about the content of the meeting, which lasted just under half an hour. The only official information was a tweet on Cristina Kirchner’s personal account in which you can see her greeting with the president. “Very happy to have you here,” she is heard saying to the vice president in the brief eleven seconds that the video that accompanies the shipment lasts.

For his part, Petro arrived at the Senate shortly before 7:30 p.m. and also entered the legislative palace through the esplanade of Entre Ríos Avenue, where he was received by the Administrative Secretary of the Upper House, María Luz Alonso.

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