The Argentine president will attend the G20 summit in Rome and COP26 in Glasgow

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Buenos Aires, October 22 (EFE). – Argentine President Alberto Fernandez intends to travel to Rome to attend the G20 summit, which will be held on October 30 and 31, as well as to Glasgow to be part of COP26, which will take place between October 31 and November 12, according to official sources who informed Efe on Friday.

Argentine spokesmen indicated that the Argentine president will be accompanied to the G20 summit in the Italian capital by Economy Minister Martin Guzman.

The heads of state and government of the G20 will convene in Rome the final summit of the group under the Italian presidency, which will bring together the leaders of the 20 industrialized and emerging nations, either in person or virtually, while ministers traditionally also participate. and financing.

The summit takes place in the Italian capital ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, UK, from October 31 to November 12.

Ahead of the Rome summit, Fernandez on Wednesday called for “building a new multilateralism aimed at developing the most vulnerable countries” and “rethinking a new international financial architecture that provides a multidimensional response” by participating in a virtual format in this segment. At a high level from the Joint Finance Summit 2021.

Argentina, which renegotiated a debt with the International Monetary Fund amounted to $ 43.092 million last September, according to the latest available official data, is seeking that the International Monetary Fund review its policy on additional fees and that the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) towards “global solidarity”. The Pact “which lends to weak, middle-income countries.

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Fernandez also reaffirmed the idea of ​​promoting financing systems that “enhance payment mechanisms for ecosystem services, the concept of environmental debt and the debt-for-climate exchange”.

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