After the notice of Patricia Bullrichto accompany the candidacy of Javier Miley Faced with ran on November 19, the Radical Civic Union (UCR) different from the decision of the head of iRO and defined its neutrality. His position was defined in a summit where the president of radicalism at the national level participated, Gerardo Moralesand the vice president of the party, Martin Lousteau.
According to sources from the centenary party, scopebetween the two leaders they gathered the majority of votes at the Convention and at the party table, to guarantee that the national UCR don’t go with me Macri that Bullrich in his support of mERCY. The meeting took place at the headquarters of National Committee in the city of Buenos Aires.
Radical Civic Union Summit: final document
The document issued by Radical Civic Union, and later read by Gerardo Moralestitled: “The UCR will not go with either of the two candidates.” In this, they pointed against “unilateral positions without consultation that do not express the values of Together for Change”.
Afterwards, they summarized: “The Argentines voted, and they alone own the votes. There is no leader. Each of them will decide the runoff based on their preferences. UCR will not support either of the two candidates. None of them guarantee a future of development for Argentina.
In this framework, they continued that “the Argentines put our coalition in a role of opposition. And that’s what we have to do. This responsibility is extremely relevant, because we have 10 governors, hundreds of mayors, 93 deputies and 24 national senators”.
At the same time, they emphasized that “our party has a rich history of defense democracyrespect to human rightsto expand on social rights in a sustainable way, with the commitment of education and the public healthas well as a sovereign foreign policy position”.
Furthermore, the text criticizes both candidates: “Sergio Massa is responsible as Alberto Fernandez y Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the state of the country, in its poverty, in inflation processTHE corruption and the social and economic deterioration of Argentina. The demagogic extremism of Javier Miley It is at the antipodes of our thinking. “His political platform and the brutality that emerges from his words and actions, which constantly attack coexistence, have nothing to do with our party.”
Finally, the document of UCR concluded: “We have the responsibility to develop the country, from the place assigned to us by the Argentines. And to build a new radicalism, which, based on its historical values, once again summons the majority, representing the national interest and saving the best of our institutional tradition. With renewed flags and leadership making it possible to define a clear path, a country project to build a better future.”
Meeting of the radical governors of Corrientes
This Wednesday at 6 pm, the eight elected governors of the JxC will meet at Casa de Corrientes, at 271 Maipú Street, where they will also discuss the coalition’s position in the runoff and the leadership dispute ahead.
The elected governors are Rogelio Frigerio (Entre Ríos), Maximiliano Pullaro (Santa Fe), Alfredo Cornejo (Mendoza), Claudio Poggi (San Luis), Marcelo Orrego (San Juan), Carlos Sadir (Jujuy), Ignacio Torres ( Chubut), will include Leandro Zdero (Chaco) and the future head of the Government of Buenos Aires, Jorge Macri.
The governor of Corrientes, the host Gustavo Valdés, will also attend, who has two more years left in his term.
The first member party of Together for Change to give its official position on the runoff is the Civic Coalition (CC), announcing that it will not support “neither (Sergio) Massa nor (Javier) Milei” because “they suggest irresponsible governments based on moral and political impossibilities and pact of impunity”.