José Antonio Kast thanked Javier Milei for his support: “Long live freedom in Chile and Argentina, damn it!”

José Antonio Kast and Javier Milei

The national deputy elected by the City of Buenos Aires, Javier Milei, he sent his congratulations to the candidate for the Presidency of Chile Jose Antonio Kast after the results of the elections last Sunday.

Congratulations on being able to translate into votes an overcoming proposal for Chile and that at the same time moves it away from impoverishing socialism. LONG LIVE FREEDOM CARAJO“The Argentine economist wrote on his Twitter account after it was confirmed that Kast won the first round.

After the message from the Argentine, the Chilean replied: “Thank you very much dear Javier Milei. Long live freedom in Chile and Argentina damn it!”.

The lawyer prevailed in the presidential elections of Chile and will face Gabriel Boric in the second round on December 19. “This is a triumph for all of Chile”, Kast assured in his first statements after the results.

The tweets of José Antonio Kast and Javier Milei
The tweets of José Antonio Kast and Javier Milei

The businessman said that the future will be much better after the ballot. “We are going to choose between freedom and communism ”, he warned. And he added: “We do not want to go on the route of Cuba and Venezuela.”

“Today among all of us we have played a majority who wants a calm and safe country. And starting tomorrow we have a new challenge and we must multiply the energy. You have to summon many more people. We have to go for all those who did not dare to vote for us, who did not dare to take that step“, he claimed.

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From his command and in the midst of celebrations, the candidate of the Christian Social Front called for the recovery of the country “for all”.

I want to thank every Chilean who trusted us today, we are not going to disappoint them, we are going to keep walking, we are going to regain peace, order and progress.”He promised.

José Antonio Kast celebrates with his wife, María Pía Adriasola, during his speech after winning the first round of the presidential elections in Santiago, Chile (REUTERS / Iván Alvarado)
José Antonio Kast celebrates with his wife, María Pía Adriasola, during his speech after winning the first round of the presidential elections in Santiago, Chile (REUTERS / Iván Alvarado)

“I think it is appropriate to thank God for how everything has developed so far, it is an incredible gift to know that everything has been calm and we hope that it continues to be calm. This is a path that we started a long time ago, not without sacrifices, but it was worth it, today we are representing millions of Chileans who look forward to the future ”.

The 55-year-old Catholic lawyer, married and father of nine children, He alluded to the Mapuche conflict that is shaking the south of the country and said that an eventual government of his would combat drug trafficking and crime. During his lengthy speech, he also greeted the candidate of the ruling center-right, Sebastián Sichel, in a wink to the more moderate voters.

“Let no one be wrong here: the only candidacy that will regain peace, that will confront drug traffickers and criminals, that will put an end to terrorism, is ours”Kast said, assuring that Boric, allied with the Communist Party, protects “vandals” and “terrorists.”

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Kast, who registered 28.2% of the votes, will face in the ballotage on December 19 with the left-wing candidate Gabriel Boric, who obtained almost 25.6% of the votes, which means that it is the first time since upon the return to democracy, in 1990, that the traditional center-left and center-right parties were left out.

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