Prior to the meeting that will take place this Tuesday Together for Change with the aim of trying to achieve a truce in the midst of the fierce internal conflict, the head of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodriguez Larretatakes for granted that -despite the tensions- unity will be maintained in the opposition coalition: “No, we are not going to break up”.
In an interview he gave to the program Romina Manguel, Don’t Leave For Tomorrow (Radio With You), Larreta reiterated that he “does not believe” in internal fights. “The fight that we have to fight is against insecurity and inflation”, he stated, pointing out priorities of reality.
Looking ahead to the meeting you called Mauricio Macri for this November 8 at 9:30 at the Yacht Club, where the PRO referents will attend, the mayor of the Federal Capital said that “decisions are made at that table”, but always “maintaining the unit of Together for Change ” . In this context, he pointed out that “with Peronism in government the opposition had never remained united” and although he recognized “the tensions and the fights that exist”, the reality is that “we all went to the midterm election together”. “We are going to maintain unity, we are not going to break up”Larreta assured.
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The head of the Buenos Aires Government will meet with the leaders of his space after a week full of tension after the viralization of the video in which the president of the PRO was seen, Patricia Bullrichthreatening to “break the face” of the Chief of Staff of the City, Philip Michael, annoyed by public statements of the official of the Federal Capital. And in the midst of personal interests to lead the opposition list next year shared by both the former Minister of Security, Macri and Larreta himself.
Avoiding polemics with Bullrich, he said that “each one has their personal imprint”, but Together for Change “we are working on a plan that is agreed by all” to govern the country in case of triumphing in the elections.
“I propose unity, my only condition is unity and I work for that. My priority goes through my work in the City and working on a development plan for Argentina, which includes lowering inflation and creating jobs; I believe in those fights”, he added, showing his interest in competing for the presidency of the Nation in 2023. “I hear enormous frustration due to the situation we are in, but I also hear hope”, he told about his tours of different parts of the country . However, he expressed that “this is not the time” to give electoral discussions.
In addition to Macri, Larreta and Bullrich, they will go to the meeting this Tuesday Maria Eugenia Vidal, Humberto Schiavioni, Cristian Ritondo and Diego Santilli. The head of government asked that they be less that the 10 diners who usually participate in the PRO lunch series that began in February and suspended since last August 30, when Bullrich and Horacio Rodríguez Larreta clashed harshly in front of their colleagues due to differences as a result of the Buenos Aires government’s security operation in front of Cristina Kirchner’s house. Faces will be seen again and in the opposition they fear that the conflict will escalate, although this time it will be in private.
After the meeting of the leaders of the PRO, in the afternoon the National Table of Together for Change.