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Armengol, on the disaster with Milei: “International relations must be based on respect”

The president of the Congress of Deputies, Francina Armengol, has identified that worldwide relations between two nations have to be primarily based on diplomacy and “respect” and has regretted the “hate speeches” in politics, following the statements by the president of Argentina, Javier Milei, at a Vox rally, during which he referred to as Pedro Sánchez's spouse, Begoña Gómez, corrupt.

“You already know that I am a firm defender of good politics, of avoiding tension, of respect and responsibility. “These hate speeches that distance us so much from citizens are not appropriate at all and international relations, as is evident, have to be based on diplomacy and respect.” “Therefore, I also ask that of all the representatives of any country in the world,” she stated.

The president, who inaugurated a convention on Internal Medicine in Congress along with the Minister of Health, Mónica García, has additionally thought-about that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, is “doing what he has to do, which is to defend their position, their dignity and defend their institutions and their citizenship.”

This Monday, Albares summoned the Argentine ambassador to Spain, Roberto Sebastián Bosch, to demand an apology from the president of his nation, Javier Milei, though he has not clarified the opportunity of breaking relations if he doesn’t achieve this. Faced with this risk, Armengol recalled that it’s a “brother country and we have a fraternal relationship”, though he has confused that the representatives of the establishments should be worthy representatives of his individuals.

The Minister of Health, Mónica García, has additionally supported Albares' determination to summon the Argentine ambassador this Monday and added that “what we cannot allow is for this to become a custom.” (EFE)

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