A physician and consultant Axell Kicillof in the Buenos Aires government affirmed that the Pfizer laboratory had controversial demands in the vaccine negotiation. According to Jorge Rachid, he requested as a guarantee “a new law with unattachable assets that included glaciers.”
In statements to radio AM 830, Rachid, one of the doctors of the Committee of Experts that advises Kicillof, maintained that “from the company Pfizer They asked for a law with guarantees, with unattachable assets such as glaciers, and fishing permits“And he added:” We as a country we can’t allow them to treat us like a colony.
So far the government has not specifically referred to Pfizer’s demands. The Minister of Health, Gins Gonzlez GarcaHe said only that there were “somewhat unacceptable conditions.”
Meanwhile, in statements to Radio 10, Rachid insisted: “They asked for specific seizable assets and Argentina has the very strong memory of the Frigate Libertad and the Vulture Funds of Paul Singer“.
“When I say the glaciers it is not by chance, because two weeks ago fresh water started trading on Wall Street. Let’s not forget that the owner of Pfizer is the Black Rock fund, the same one that tried to prevent the restructuring of Argentine debt, “said Rachid.
The doctor said that the government thought “logic” the first law passed to facilitate vaccine contracts. “It is like informed consent that you sign before entering an operating room, “he exemplified. But he celebrated that a “new law” with seizable assets.
He also recounted that Pfizer met again with Alberto Fernndez. “I accepted that we are not going to give in on that and a contract is being sought“, express.