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Squid fishing in Falkland Islands' EEZ must be drastically reduced to promote the recovery of dwindling stocks say local authorities.
The new Commander of British Forces in the Falkland Islands, Brigadier Jamie Gordon, MBE, has arrived in the Islands (on Wednesday, December 11th) to succeed Commodore R. J. Ibbotson, DSC.
At a ceremony held this morning at the Air Force headquarters building in downtown Buenos Aires Brigadier Horacio Mir Gonzalez took over as Secretary General of the Argentine Air Force.
On the last of his three day visit to Argentina, Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff Sir Peter Squire yesterday flew an Argentine Mirage fighter bomber similar to those used to attack British Task Force vessels in San Carlos waters during May 1982.
Royal Air Force Chief of the Air Staff, Sir Peter Squire this morning laid a wreath at the monument to Argentina aircrews killed during the 1982 Falklands War.
A strong assurance has been given that a strong body of Members of Parliament are ready to spring into action to kill any attempt to weaken British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
No opportunity has been lost during the 20th anniversary year of the Falklands War to remind the British public of the sacrifices made in 1982 and the pledge given to uphold the right of the Islander's to self-determination.
One of the outstanding commanders of the 1982 Falklands War, Commodore Mike Clapp, CB, laid the wreath in memory of the Armed Forces at the Falkland Islands Association (FIA) annual Act of Remembrance commemorating Battle Day on 8th December, 1914, when the German South Atlantic fleet was vanquished by the Royal Navy.
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