WORLD Argentine gov't suffers Senate setback, set to lose congressional control

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Argentine gov't suffers Senate setback, set to lose congressional control

CGTN

13:49, November 15, 2021

Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez looks on durring the session of the 138th legislative term at the National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 1, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez called for dialogue with the opposition after Sunday's midterm parliamentary elections in which his governing coalition is projected lose control of Congress.

Fernandez's Frente de Todos (Everyone's Front) coalition, already in a minority position in the lower house Chamber of Deputies, looks set to drop from 41 to 35 seats in the 72-member Senate, based on projections with more than 90 percent of votes counted.


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