The U.S. ambassador in Buenos Aires, Vilma Martinez, said the incident WikiLeaks "is a blow to efforts" to strengthen the relationship with Argentina and acknowledged that "it will take time to recover from its effects," but pledged to continue working to "build the best possible relationship" between the two countries.

"Under the administration of President (Barack) Obama, the U.S. has worked hard to renew positive and constructive partnerships with all the nations of the world," the ambassador said in a statement, adding that the leak of the diplomatic cables "is a blow to these efforts and recognize that it will take time to recover from its effects. "

"Governments and institutions can overcome adversity like this, but our greatest concern is the negative impact this could have on a personal level," Martinez said in its first pronouncement on the subject

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