HANGZHOU, China – Argentine President Mauricio Macri told Spanish Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday he is planning to make his first state visit to Spain in the next few months.
Rajoy and Macri met in the city of Hangzhou in eastern China, on the sidelines of the ongoing G20 summit, in what was their first interaction since the latter took office in Argentina.
According to Spanish sources, the two leaders also discussed the political and economic situations in their respective countries.
Rajoy praised economic decisions taken by the Macri government during its first few months in power and personally felicitated Macri for brave economic recovery measures.
Besides bilateral relations, both leaders also discussed European Union-Mercosur ties.
Macri also extended an invitation to Rajoy for Spanish companies – mainly from the infrastructure, tourism and industry sectors – to take part in the economic impetus he has planned for Argentina.