YPF: The PRO votes against and UCR seeks to maintain the unity of the block
May 2, 2012
Today, the debate on Hydrocarbon Sovereignty Act that the Senate passed last week will begin. Is estimated to be adopted tomorrow, when the discussion ends.
The head of the bed of the PRO, Federico Pinedo, announced that his party will decide against the nationalization of YPF and that, even symbolically, present your own project.
“The PRO will vote against the draft ruling and we will propose your own,” said Pinedo, who said “There is no issue of sovereignty in the Government’s proposal.”
The UCR seeks to maintain unity
For several days, several figures show the radicalism of what is a decision made by the party’s National Committee: vote for the expropriation of YPF. It is feared that Oscar Aguad its promise and not present during the vote.
“There was absolute consensus about what the position of radicalism. The disagreements were whether to take an autonomous or whether to support the project officer,” said Ricardo Gil Lavedra in today.
According to Aguad, the Government “is now moving on to become YPF 1,200 million dollars to import oil and gas, but this does not solve anything.” Therefore, the radical conservative will retire during the vote.
Meanwhile, Gil Lavedra downplayed the incident. “This is what happens every time is discussed in the party. In this case, a position prevailed, and there was a specific instruction from the party. How each stand against this, depends on each one. Once the party decides , it must comply, unless there is an organization, “he said.