Businessman Eduardo Eurnekian This Wednesday he criticized the presidential candidate of La Libertad Avanza (LLA), Javier Mileywho years ago worked as an employee in one of his companies and whom now, four days before the presidential runoff, he described as “fallen”.
“I have 3,700 people who work for the company. One failed, what do you want me to do?” he stated between laughs in Eurnekiaowner of Corporación América, the holding company that includes Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 among its main assets.
Eurnekian made statements to the press at the door of the Alvear Hotel, in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Retiro, before entering a meeting organized by Inter-American Commerce of Commerce and Production (Cicyp), where Milei spoke this Wednesday in front of the main businessmen of the industry and the agricultural sector of Argentina.
The businessman later clarified the meaning of his phrase. “Someone can fail, in the sense of an exception to the rule and seek the Presidency,” Eurnekian said. “I said “failed” without any negative connotation,” he added.
“Is right. “I think it’s a funny joke,” Milei responded with a laugh, when asked by the press about the businessman’s statements.
It is not the first critical comment from the executive towards the liberal economist. In September, he had already stated that Milei “He is not up to the task of judging or giving an opinion about the Pope” Francisco, whom the candidate offended in various statements.
”Your opinions are totally out of place; (Milei) is not up to the task of judging the Pope, nor of giving an opinion, nor of giving a guideline as to what attitudes the Pope should assume, from any point of view,” Eurnekian stated in an interview he gave to Radio Profile. On that occasion, the owner of Corporación América denied now maintaining labor ties with the libertarian leader.
”He worked in my company, where there are more than 3,000 employees. “I was in the area near the Department of Finance,” he said.
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