Cristina: Argentina is “among the countries with less illiteracy in the world”
September 13, 2011
From France, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said in the context of signing the agreement for the realization of MotoGP in the country, Argentina was “among the countries with the lowest illiteracy.”
“Argentina is different now, not only about Human Rights but also economy, social inclusion,” said Cristina as part of a photographic exhibition about the issues in Argentina in the Paris-Dakar held in that city.
It is also said that the signing of the agreement for the realization of MotorGP represents a “qualitative leap” for the country and especially for Santiago del Estero, venue. ”It’s a quantum leap for Argentina and the province of Santiago del Estero, unthinkable a few years ago in this province, which is part of an unjustly delayed region that is flourishing today.”
On the other hand, the president characterized the award will receive on Wednesday the president of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo , Estela de Carlotto will receive on Wednesdayas a “touch the soul” and “recognition” to the events in Argentina during the military dictatorship .
“I wish no one had to receive an award for the things that happened in Argentina, but this award is also a caress to the soul and a recognition of what happened to the Argentine and that we will never happen again.”
In this sense Cristina Fernandez thanked France for the award Carlotto and recalled that the country functioned as a “refuge” of thousands of Argentines “who” fled the country “due to human rights violations carried out in Argentina at that time ”.