The farewell of former vice president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner went unnoticed, this Sunday, December 10, during the investiture ceremony of Javier Milei as the new president of Argentina.
Fernández swore in the current president, Javier Milei, and the vice president, Victoria Villarruel, in the National Congress.
But before that, the Peronist was involved in a particular incident.
The outgoing vice president wore red for the swearing-in ceremony. He arrived at 11 in the morning and greeted people nearby.
However, when he entered the Parliament, some shouts and insults were heard, to which he responded with a vulgar hand gesture: he raised his middle finger.
For his part, Alberto Fernández then entered the room to carry out the expected transfer of command, place the sash and hand the presidential baton to Milei.
Fernández and Kirchner, who have been at odds for most of their four years in government, bid farewell to their colleagues with different actions and messages.
Cristina said goodbye to the staff of the Senate, warning that she will “get close” to the Instituto Patria, the laboratory of ideas Institute of Thought, Action and Work for American Inclusion, which she founded in 2016.
But the former president will face without jurisdiction some pending judicial cases due to alleged acts of corruption during his mandates, in addition to appealing the sentence received in December 2022 for the first time to 6 years imprisonment and perpetual disqualification from holding public office. is considered guilty of fraudulent management of public funds in the concession of public works.
For his part, Alberto Fernández declared his intention to travel to Spain.