Media project dismissal of Argentine Minister of Economy

The Economy Ministry and the President's Office did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Argentina's president will fire economy minister Silvina Batakis after a few weeks in office, local newspapers Clarín and La Nación reported on Wednesday, citing official sources.

Both newspapers said that President Alberto Fernández will appoint the head of the Lower House of Congress, Sergio Massa, as Batakis's replacement.

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The economy ministry and the president's office did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Massa, on his side, denied on his Twitter account that . . .

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