Argentina aware of value of peace, offers full support for Ukraine - Milei

Argentina's President Javier Milei called his participation in the Global Peace Summit part of "big changes" in his country, stressing that under his leadership it is returning to the civilized world.

He said this in his speech at the Peace Summit in Switzerland, according to an Ukrinform correspondent.

"For us, for Argentina, this is an important step: we first visited the G7 Summit and now this Peace Summit. This is part of the big changes we are making as a country after turning our backs on the world for decades," Milei said.

He said that now Argentina is being reborn and is re-adopting the ideas that made it one of the most prosperous in the world 150 years ago.

"We, Argentinians, are well aware of the value of peace and democratic coexistence, which are the guiding principles of life and society. On behalf of the people of Argentina, I want to express our full support for the people of Ukraine and our friend President Zelensky," Milei said.

He also noted that his country, which defends the ideas of freedom, condemns any form of violence.

"For us, peace between free nations is not only a moral obligation, but also a necessary condition for prosperity," he said.

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