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Montevideo, December 19th 2018 - 13:56 UTC

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  • Wednesday, October 24th 2018 - 20:05 UTC

    Argentina - UK: Foreign ministers meet in London

    Jeremy Hunt and Jorge Faurie, accompanied by Ambassador Carlos Sersale in London

    On Minister Faurie’s first official visit to the UK he held talks with his counterpart, Jeremy Hunt, on the most salient issues of the broad bilateral agenda.

  • Thursday, June 7th 2018 - 07:32 UTC

    UK fully recognizes the priorities of Gibraltar, ministers tell the Rock delegation

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo described the meeting as “very helpful” with “very positive progress for Gibraltar as a result”.

    The UK said it continued to work with Gibraltar towards a Brexit deal that “fully recognizes the priorities of the Rock”. The Department for Exiting the European Union made the statement after the seventh meeting of the Joint Ministerial Council between the United Kingdom and Gibraltar Governments, which took place in London at the Cabinet Office on Monday morning.

  • Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 14:09 UTC

    Falkland Islands Reception in London

    Former Falklands Governor and FIA Chairman Mr. Alan Huckle proposes the loyal toast.

    Marking another successful year, the Annual Falkland Islands Government Reception took place on Tuesday 5th June at Middle Temple, London. Islanders in Britain, their friends and supporters, politicians, and veterans of the 1982 war of liberation met in high spirits.

  • Monday, March 12th 2018 - 07:12 UTC

    Sir Alan Duncan attends Chilean president Piñera's inauguration

    Sir Alan Duncan MP, say farewell to the outgoing President of Chile Michelle Bachelet and her Foreign Minister with Amb. Fiona Clouder (Pic Twitter)

    Foreign Office minister for Europe and the Americas Sir Alan Duncan represented the UK in the inauguration of the new president of Chile, Sebastian Piñera. Minister Duncan arrived in Santiago on Saturday and part of his agenda is to discuss the future of UK-Chile bilateral relations with the incoming administration.

  • Tuesday, July 18th 2017 - 05:32 UTC

    UK/Gibraltar will establish a consultation mechanism on trade agreements

    “It’s been a real, collegiate and substantive engagement on issues that matter,” CM Picardo said. “We’re in the detail now and that’s where we need to be.”

    UK and Gibraltar will establish a mechanism to ensure Gibraltar is consulted on any trade agreements negotiated by Britain outside the EU, both governments said in a joint statement.

  • Thursday, June 29th 2017 - 21:36 UTC

    Chile Day 2017 speech by Sir Alan Duncan

    Sir Alan Duncan speaking at Chile Day 2017

    Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan spoke of the strength of the UK-Chile relationship, our historical ties and common values. Chile Day's objective include strengthening ties between the City of London and representatives from Chilean capital markets

  • Thursday, June 15th 2017 - 11:15 UTC

    Liberation Day Reception, London Gratitude for the Past, Hope for the Future

    FCO Sir Alan Duncan MP, FIG Representative Sukey Cameron MBE and Hon. Mrs. Jan Cheek MLA.

    Falkland Islanders and their supporters met in London on the 13th of June for the annual Liberation Day Reception. This time it was special - it marked the 35th anniversary of the war. Guest of honour was Sir Alan Duncan, just re-appointed as Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for the Falklands; this was his first outside engagement.

  • Saturday, March 18th 2017 - 10:26 UTC

    Argentina authorizes a low cost airline to fly Falklands/Comodoro Rivadavia

    The American Jet fifteen-year concession must begin operations “in the next 180 days” following attainment of the Air Service Provider Certificate.

    The Argentine Ministry of Transport awarded American Jet authorization for an air link between Comodoro Rivadavia, in Patagonia and the Falkland Islands, according to Resolution 136-E/2017 published in the Official Gazette and signed by minister Guillermo Dietrich.

  • Monday, February 13th 2017 - 09:39 UTC

    Falkland Islanders must be recognized, says UK ambassador in Argentina

    Ambassador Kent: “Sanctions, conflicts, restrictions lead nowhere. We must advance in a relation that removes sanctions; I'm convinced that the only way is dialogue” (Pic La Nacion)

    UK is interested in strengthening bilateral relations with Argentina, building confidence, dialogue, leaving aside sanctions and conflicts, and when it comes to the Falklands/Malvinas and sovereignty, “we must recognize Islanders, their wishes, their lives”, indicated British ambassador in Buenos Aires Mark Kent in an interview with Martin Dinatale, political and diplomatic analyst from La Nacion.

  • Friday, February 3rd 2017 - 09:13 UTC

    Falklands' Police appealing to Darwin cemetery visitors to advance damages' investigation

    Falklands' Police are appealing for anyone who has visited the cemetery during December/January to contact them.

    The Royal Falkland Islands Police are continuing to investigate reported damage within the Argentine Cemetery near Darwin which was discovered during the last week of January. The damage refers to the vandalized case containing a statue of the Virgin of Lujan, and the image, overlooking the lines of crosses at the cemetery.

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