Argentine president opens new Twitter after spat with predecessor

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri dances on a balcony of the Casa Rosada after the inauguration ceremony in Buenos Aires on December 10, 2015Argentine President Mauricio Macri unveiled a new official Twitter account Tuesday after the conservative leader’s left-wing predecessor refused to hand over the previous one. Macri’s administration opened for business under the Twitter handle @CasaRosada — the name of the iconic pink presidential palace in Buenos Aires — after ex-president Cristina Kirchner refused to give up the previous official account, @CasaRosadaAR. Macri, who was inaugurated on December 10, and Kirchner, who had been in office since 2007, have had a series of public spats ever since he beat her chosen successor in a run-off election.

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