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Argentina’s Relations With China in Question as ‘Radical Populist’ Wins Presidential Election

Argentine presidential candidate for the La Libertad Avanza alliance Javier Milei waves to supporters after winning the presidential election runoff at his party headquarters in Buenos Aires on November 19, 2023. Photo: Luis ROBAYO / AFP

China’s relations with Argentina are in question after right-wing “anti-communist” Javier Milei shook the country with an upset victory in Monday’s presidential election.

While campaigning, Milei called China an “assassin” and said he would minimize or break off bilateral relations.

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