BUENOS AIRES, Argentina

Argentina’s new economy minister on Tuesday warned the country is going now through a “deep social and economic crisis” as the government is seeking congressional approval of a legislation that includes a series of measures. 

“We are in a deep economic and social crisis,” Martin Guzman told a press conference, adding that the measures seek to “protect the most vulnerable sectors,” while “macroeconomic conditions, required to solve all the problems of Argentinian economy” are generated.

During the press conference, Guzman gave details on the Law of Social solidarity and Productive Reactivation, a series of measures the government

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