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Readout of Senior Administration Official Travel to Argentina

December 13, 2023

On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics Mike Pyle visited Buenos Aires and met with senior members of President Milei of Argentina's administration, including Chief of Cabinet Nicolas Posse, Economy Minister Luis Caputo, and Central Bank President Santiago Bausili.

Deputy National Security Advisor Pyle discussed President Milei's plans for Argentina's economy, underscoring the importance of laying the foundation for economic growth to create opportunities for working families. They also discussed areas where the United States and Argentina can strengthen their cooperation, including on advancing the clean energy transition and spurring private sector investment in the country.

This visit continues the consistent engagement by the Biden Administration with the Government of Argentina's leadership since President Milei's election in November 2023. President Biden called President Milei to congratulate him on his election, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met with President Milei at the White House last month, and Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm recently visited Buenos Aires for President Milei's inauguration.

Joseph R. Biden, Readout of Senior Administration Official Travel to Argentina Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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