Argentine President Mauricio Macri congratulated his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, who took office on January 1 in Brasilia, and said he hopes his two countries will collaborate in the "prosperity" of their citizens.
"I want to send my best wishes to Jair Bolsonaro on the day he assumes as president of Brazil, friend and brother country, and I trust that our governments will continue to collaborate for the prosperity of our peoples," Macri said in a message posted on his Twitter account. .
The Argentine president spent New Year's Eve and the New Year in Villa La Angostura (southwest) and was one of the leaders absent in the inauguration of Bolsonaro.
Both will meet in the Brazilian capital on January 16, ratified today the Argentine Foreign Minister, Jorge Faurie, who did attend the investiture of the extreme right.