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Pope meets President of Argentina

 Pope meets President of Argentina  ING-007
16 February 2024

On Monday morning, 12 February, the Holy Father received in audience, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace, the President of the Republic of Argentina, H.E. Mr Javier Gerardo Milei, who subsequently met with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, accompanied by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations.

During the cordial discussions, which took place at the Secretariat of State, appreciation was expressed for the good relations between the Holy See and the Republic of Argentina, and the will to strengthen them further. The parties then addressed the new Government’s programme to counter the economic crisis.

Attention then turned to various themes of an international character, especially ongoing conflicts and the commitment to peace among nations.