Health crisis slows Argentine debt restructuring

Health crisis slows Argentine debt restructuring

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Argentine President Alberto Fernández said efforts to restructure the country's foreign debt likely will take longer than expected as his administration focuses first on trying to contain a spread of the coronavirus. "We are not going to pay the debt at the expense of the Argentines," Fernández said late Monday in an interview on Instagram with the Puerto Rican rapper René Pérez. "The priority in Argentina at the moment is the health and life of Argentines." The creditors "have to understand t

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