: U.S. President Barack Obama in Buenos Aires to meet with Argentine President Mauricio Macri
Politics09:38 Mar. 23, 2016
762views

U.S. President Barack Obama in Buenos Aires to meet with Argentine President Mauricio Macri

Leaders will discuss economy, climate change and drug trafficking

U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Buenos Aires where he will meet with Argentine President Mauricio Macri.

Watch also President Obama to make a historic Cuba visit

The two leaders are will discuss economy, climate change and drug trafficking. U.S. officials say a number of bilateral agreements are expected.

Obama now looks to strengthen trade ties with Argentina, a country that was part of South America's left-wing bloc until Macri, a free marketeer took power in December.

Watch also First visit to Cuba by US leader in nearly 90 years is 'historic opportunity' says Obama

In his first 100 days in office, Macri lifted capital and trade controls, slashed bloated power subsidies and cut a debt deal with "holdout" creditors in the United States.

comments powered by Disqus

RELATED VIDEO

Politics19:34 Dec. 3, 2016
Russia's spreading of fakes ‘is beyond propaganda' – U.S. Intel
Politics16:41 Dec. 3, 2016
Politician makes claims about 'massive corruption' in Ukraine
Politics15:45 Dec. 3, 2016
U.S. failed to separate opposition from terrorists in Syria – Moscow
Politics12:02 Dec. 3, 2016
Lavrov ‘doesn't understand' why Kyiv continues military operation
Politics10:24 Dec. 3, 2016
U.S. military budget aimed at deterring Russia in 2017
Ukraine Today WEEKLY DIGEST
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe
vk154998