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Argentina: 'We had a bad election' - Macri on presidential primaries defeat

Argentina, Buenos Aires
August 12, 2019 at 07:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

Argentinian president Mauricio Macri said his team had 'a bad election' at a rally in Buenos Aires on Sunday after early results showed he was losing the presidential primaries to Alberto Fernandez.

"It hurts. It hurts that today we did not have all the support we expected. But starting from tomorrow, we will continue working, making ourselves responsible. We are all now more responsible. We are all more responsible for this country to move forward," said Macri.

He added that his team will have to double their efforts ahead of the upcoming presidential vote on October 27.

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Argentinian president Mauricio Macri said his team had 'a bad election' at a rally in Buenos Aires on Sunday after early results showed he was losing the presidential primaries to Alberto Fernandez.

"It hurts. It hurts that today we did not have all the support we expected. But starting from tomorrow, we will continue working, making ourselves responsible. We are all now more responsible. We are all more responsible for this country to move forward," said Macri.

He added that his team will have to double their efforts ahead of the upcoming presidential vote on October 27.

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