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Argentina Election Could Usher in Dramatic Change in China Ties

A supporter of Argentina's Economy Minister and presidential candidate for the Union por la Patria party, Sergio Massa, shouts at supporters of Argentine congressman and presidential candidate for the La Libertad Avanza Alliance, Javier Milei, during a Mileis' campaign rally in Ezeiza, Buenos Aires province, on November 15, 2023. Luis ROBAYO / AFP

Argentina’s neck-and-neck presidential election this week will decide between two starkly different candidates with wildly opposing visions for the country’s relations with China.

Centrist Sergio Massa faces libertarian Javier Milei in the presidential runoff on Sunday, with polls showing a virtual tie between the two.

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