CARLOS SAUL MENEM (1930-2021), PRESIDENT OF ARGENTINA Autographed photograph signed ‘Menem’ dated 25 February 1999, accompanied by typed letter signed by the director of press secretary and an envelope

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Official photo captioned «Dr. Carlos Saúl Menem/Presidente de la Nación/República Argentina», showing Carlos Menem with the presidential sash. Autograph dedication, in Spanish, to Mr. Gérard Leman «Para mi amigo...». Good condition. Slight tear and small staple holes in the white margin, left edge, small folds in the white margin, upper and lower left corner. Size 32 x 24 cm Included: 1) Typed letter addressed to Mr. Gerard Leman and signed by the Director of the Press Secretariat. Buenos Aires, 8 March 1999 Text in Spanish. Printed letterhead «Presidencia de la Nación - Secretaría de Prensa y Difusión». [Presidency of the Nation-Press and Dissemination Secretariat] with the words «1.999 Año de la Exportación» [1999 Year of Export], top left. Signatory stamp affixed at the end of the letter «Orlando E. Marcasciano Director de Administración y Presupuesto S.P.D. Presidencia de la Nación». Good condition. Small staple holes in upper left margin, very small tear on left margin edge. 1 p. 23,5 x 21 cm 2) Envelope, Argentina’s coat of arms printed in black in the lower left corner, stamp and postage label, printed address label. 27 x 36 cm Carlos Saúl Menem, an Argentine lawyer and politician, he governed Argentina from 1989 to 1999. Ideologically, he identified himself as a Peronist and supported economically liberal policies. His political approach became known as federal Peronism.