Argentina, Chávez congratulates Kirchner on primary election victory

Posted on August 15, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Politics, Venezuela

President of Argentina, Crisitina Fernandez de Kirchner was congratulated by Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez after her near landslide victory in the primary elections yesterday, according to Chávez returned to Venezuela this weekend after receiving chemotherapy in Cuba, and sent greetings to Kirchner over his Twitter account. He wrote, “@ CFKArgentina Bravo dear Cristina! Bravo! Bravo! Viva Néstor! Viva Argentina! From Caracas, with you, with the Patria Argentina.” Kirchner, a candidate of the Peronista party, National Front for Victory, won the primary with 50.2% of the vote, giving her strong chances in the October presidential election.
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