Javier Milei stepped out onto the balcony of the Casa Rosada
The president sang La Renga’s “Panic Show” in front of his followers and then exclaimed, “Long live freedom, damn it,” after which he spoke a few words to the crowd.
The people sang, “Milei, dear, the people are with you.”
The president greeted the foreign delegations
President Javier Miley received in the White Room of the Casa Rosada the greetings of the foreign delegations that arrived in the country for his inauguration, among them the king of Spain, Philip VI; the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky; and other leaders in Europe and Latin America.
Not counting the Iberian monarch, there were 3 European leaders and 4 South American leaders who participated in the inauguration of the Congress and who, from 2:10 pm in the Casa Rosada, greeted the first president.
In the classic White Room, Milei received greetings from guests, accompanied by vice president Victoria Villarruel and the appointed chancellor, Diana Mondino.
One of the most prominent visitors was Ukrainian Volodimir Zelensky, who arrived in the country this morning as his country remains at war with Russia.
In the White Hall greeting, Milei gave Zelensky a candelabra called a “menorah,” which is one of the main symbols of the Jewish world.
Another European present was the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, who spoke of “a new hope for Latin America.”
The president of Armenia, Jachaturian Car, arrived in Argentina and met with the president-elect; the same move was made by the chancellor of the State of Israel, Eli Cohen.
The two presidents of Mercosur, the Uruguayan Luis Lacalle Pou and the Paraguayan Santiago Pena, were also joined by the delegations of Brazil and Bolivia, led by the foreign ministers of both countries.
The trans-Andean Gabriel Boric and the Ecuadorian Daniel Novoa They are also available during the day.
After traveling in a convertible from Congress with his sister Karina, the president arrived at Casa Rosada. The sound and a transmission device are prepared, and it is estimated that if there are people gathered in the Plaza de Mayo, Javier Milei will be able to speak from the historic balcony.
At present, there are few people gathered in front of the government house. About 500 people gathered early and followed, on two screens displayed in the square, the swearing-in ceremony and the speech from the steps of the Congress.
Villarruel, excited: “This is a moment that will stay forever in our hearts.”
The new vice president, Victoria Villarruel, was excited after taking the oath of office and assured that “this is a moment that will remain in hearts forever.”
“On behalf of Javier Milei, President of the Nation, and myself, I want to thank each of you for your presence and for joining us on this historic day,” said the new head of the Senate after the formal ownership of the position.
And he continued: “This is a moment that will remain forever in our hearts, and we want to thank you for this gesture of being with us from all the countries of the world and all the provinces of the Republic in Argentina.”
In this way, Villarruel emphasized the importance of the presence of foreign representatives, governors, legislators, and members of the Justice Department.
Javier Milei is now the president of the country
Javier Milei was sworn in as the president of the nation. He did this before the outgoing vice president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, on the stage of the Chamber of Deputies, together with the vice president, Victoria Villarruel, and the president of the lower house, Martín Menem. “I, Javier Gerardo Milei, swear by God and the Nation, in these Holy Gospels, to fulfill with loyalty and patriotism the position of president of the Argentine Nation and to faithfully observe and ensure that the Constitution of the Nation relies on me. . Argentina, yes, I swear!”
After the oath, Alberto Fernández, the outgoing president of the country, put on his presidential sash and gave him the baton of command. And later, Villarruel swore in the same formula and ended the Legislative Assembly.
This is the first time that a President of the Nation has not given a speech at the inauguration of the Congress building.
Javier Milei and Victoria Villarruel signed the book of distinguished guests
Javier Milei is already inside the Congress building, where he will be sworn in as president of the nation, and has just signed, with the future vice president, Victoria Villarruel, the book of distinguished guests of the Senate.
The incoming president signed “Javier Milei, Viva la Libertad, Carajo” and the incoming vice president, “Victoria Villarruel, everything for Argentina.”
Javier Milei is on his way to Congress
Javier Milei left the Libertador Hotel for the Congress, where he will be sworn in as the President of the Nation. He did it in a car with his sister, Karina Milei. He went to the window of the right back seat, waving to the people cheering him on Córdoba Avenue.
The incoming vice president, Victoria Villarruel—who will swear in her predecessor, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner—is waiting for Milei in Congress.
Patricia Bullrich and Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo entered Congress together
The future Minister of Security of Javier Milei, Patricia Bullrich, entered the Congress for the inauguration ceremony of the presidency. He did this with the member of the Congress of Deputies of Spain for the Popular Party (PP), Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, who grew up in Vicente López, a city in the Province of Buenos Aires.