Cristina Fernández de Kirchner traveled to France to sign bilateral agreements
Argentina, September 11, 2011
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner traveled this afternoon to Paris, where she will have a private audience with his counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy’s and will participate in the award Felix Hophouët- Boigny that will be given to the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, in the French headquarters of UNESCO.
The president left minutes after 5 pm from the military airbase in the Jorge Newbery airport and is expected to be arriving at Charles de Gaulle airport around 2 pm.
The national president will host Jean Michel Bouvier, father of Cassandra, who was killed in the Quebrada de San Lorenzo, near the capital of Salta.
The president was accompanied by his daughter Florencia and will meet in Paris with the Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, who traveled from China to France.
Also were in the presidential entourage the Minister of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, Secretary of Human Rights, Eduardo Luis Duhalde, and the senator Daniel Filmus.
Moreover, the president will attend the signing of the agreement for the realization of the Moto GP Grand Prix in Termas de Río Hondo, Santiago del Estero.
On Wednesday, the president will meet with her French counterpart, in a closed hearing scheduled for noon at the Elysee Palace.
In the afternoon, she’ll attend the award ceremony Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace prize for the head of the Association of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, Estela de Carlotto, to be held at the headquarters of Unesco.