Sumary of Argentina government rocked as hard-left ministers resign:
- De Pedro was one of the top officials allied with the more radical “Kirchnerist” wing of the center-left government of Alberto Fernández, who now faces a battle to win back moderate voters ahead of a midterm ballot in November.
- Article content In a letter circulated by the ministry, de Pedro said he was offering his resignation to President Fernandez to help the government move forward toward the full midterm ballot in November and regain voter support.
- All three are aligned with the more militant wing of the ruling coalition and are allies of Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, a divisive but hugely powerful figure who was a two-term president from 2007-2015. The resignations of de Pedro and the other ministers have yet to be formally accepted by Fernández.