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Álvaro Delgado described the PIT-CNT plebiscite as a national risk

Álvaro Delgado described the PIT-CNT plebiscite as a national risk
Álvaro Delgado described the PIT-CNT plebiscite as a national risk

The presidential candidate of the National Party once again questioned the initiative of the trade union centre against the reform of social security.

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He presidential candidate of the National Party (PN), Alvaro Delgadodescribed the plebiscite as PIT-CNT against social security reform as a “national risk” after the Electoral Court confirmed that the trade union center reached the minimum number of signatures required for the trade union center to be able to present the ballot in the October elections.

According to Slimthe plebiscite not only had the support of the PIT-CNTbut also of “a large part” of the Broad Front (FA)In reference to Communist Party of Uruguay (PCU) and other sectors.

In this sense, the nationalist candidate said that after the deaths of former president of the Republic, Tabare Vazquezand the former vice president, Danilo Astorithe FA was left without the “firewalls” that its leadership represented. In turn, he indicated that the plebiscite is designed to “overthrow the system since 1996”, in reference to the creation of the Mixed Pension System in 1996 with Integración AFAP and República AFAP, as Pension Savings Fund Administrators.

“They are going to end up confiscating and nationalizing 22 billion dollars from us”

“If this plebiscite is successful, in addition to the economic collapse, the collapse that it generates in social security, significantly defunding the system, (it is) the immediate economic collapse for the Uruguayan economy. In addition, they are going to end up confiscating and nationalizing these 22 billion dollars,” he said. Slim on the position of the trade union centre to dissolve the AFAPs.

“It will cause us this economic damage and generate uncertainty about the possibility of retiring and guaranteeing our pensions, ours and those of our children,” said the former Secretary of the Presidency, who confirmed that he will campaign against the popular consultation of PIT-CNT.

Along these lines, he signed the inter-party agreement proposed by the leader and presidential candidate of the Independent Party (IP), Pablo Miereswhich was also done by the candidate Andres Ojeda of the Colorado Party (PC) and Guido Manini Rios of Open Town Hall (CA)subtracting the opponent’s response Yamandú Orsiof the FA.

Source: Ambito

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