President of Argentina Mauricio Macri suspended his attendance to the CELAC summit, that will be held on January 27, in Quito, due to an injury and the “physical effort” during his trip to Davos, reported on Sunday the Presidency.
Vice president Gabriela Michetti will replace Macri during the regional meeting. Twenty presidents have confirmed their attendance.
The head of the presidential medical unit, Marcelo Ballesteros said that “it is better to avoid voyages to places that are at a height of 2400 meters or more above sea level,” as the city of Quito (about 2800 meters).
The president suffered a “rib crack” while playing with his daughter at home and had to rest, added the presidency. (I)