Trump congratulates Argentine libertarian Milei on election win

FILE PHOTO: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump visits the southern border with Texas Governor Greg Abbott in Edinburg, Texas, U.S. November 19, 2023. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/File Photo

(Reuters) - Former U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated libertarian Javier Milei, an outsider with radical views to fix the economy, on being elected president in Argentina on Sunday.

"The whole world was watching! I am very proud of you. You will turn your Country around and truly Make Argentina Great Again!" Trump wrote on his Truth Social platform

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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