Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said that the statements issued yesterday by New York Judge Thomas Griesa were “unfortunate, incorrect and even imperialist.” The U.S. magistrate depicted the Argentine project for the sovereign payment of the foreign debt as “illegal.”
The Economy Ministry announced, through a communiqué, that New York judge Thomas Griesa still does not adopt decisions “in any of the really important issues caused by his sentence in the case against vulture funds”.
During the hearing he summoned on Thursday, New York judge Thomas Griesa depicted as “illegal” the new Argentine Government proposal for paying its sovereign foreign debt.
Labor Minister Carlos Tomada announced that the Government has summoned the Salary Council to a meeting on Aug. 29.
ALADI (Latin American Integration Association) re-elected former Argentine Vice President Carlos “Chacho” Alvarez as its secretary general for a new three-year term, in a session held in Montevideo in which it also backed “the legitimate sovereign rights of Argentina on the Malvinas Islands”.
Justice Secretary on new consumers’ bill
Justice Secretary, Julián Álvarez, said that the purpose of the draft project under consideration of Congress, on the relationship between producers and consumers, is to “eliminate some controversial aspects of a law that is 40 years old.”
The Federal judge of New York district, Thomas Griesa called a new public hearing in the case initiated by the vulture funds against Argentina. Both parties were summoned.
OIL AND ENERGY INVESTMENTS
Mikhail Belzer, CEO of the Uralmash Russian firm, informed Industry Minister Débora Giorgi that the company is interested in investing in Argentina. They met in Moscow on Wednesday, where an Argentine trade delegation carried out a 2-day visit.
The President at BA stock exchange
During the celebration of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange’s 160th anniversary, President Cristina Fernández held: “we face the opportunity of achieving a capital market of our own.”
Nobel Prize winner
Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz showed agreement with President Cristina Fernandez´s decision of reopening the bonds swap and to change the trusteeship for its payments.