October 28, 2019 / 1:39 AM / 15 days ago

Argentina's Macri concedes presidential election, congratulates Alberto Fernandez

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri conceded the presidential election on Sunday night and congratulated opposition Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez.

Referring to Fernandez as “President-elect,” Macri told his supporters the two spoke about beginning an “orderly political transition.” Macri added that he invited Fernandez for breakfast on Monday. (Reporting by Buenos Aires newsroom; writing by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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