Argentina President Mocks Chinese Accent On Twitter

Image: Cristina Fernandez, Xi Jinping
Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez shake hands after signing documents following their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Rolex Dela Pena)Rolex Dela Pena / AP

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Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de KIrchner mocked Chinese accents in Spanish on Twitter after she met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to sign agreements between the two countries, which immediately became a trending topic on Twitter.

Fernandez de Kirchner tweeted out that 1,000 people had attended an event and wanted to know if it was for the "aloz" and "petloleo," using the letter "l" instead of "r' so it sounded like "lice" and "petloleum" instead of "rice" and "petroleum."

The tweet immediately was slammed on Twitter and retweeted more than 1,000 times in less than an hour.

After her tweet, the Argentinian president sent out another tweet saying (in Spanish,) "You know what? It's just that it's so much the excess of ridiculousness and absurdity that it can only be digested with humor. If not, they are very toxic."

This last tweet was retweeted by her administration's official Twitter account - but needless to say they did not retweet the one mocking Chinese accents in Spanish.

The latest Twitter fiasco comes as the President has faced scrutiny surrounding the mysterious death of a prosecutor who was investigating the government's involvement in a terrorist investigation involving Iranian officials.