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Tag: Argentine sovereignty

  • Saturday, June 10th 2017 - 10:26 UTC

    Argentina invites UK to resume Falklands question negotiations

    June 10, is the Day of Affirmation of Argentine Rights over the Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and surrounding maritime spaces.

    Argentina has again invited the UK to resume negotiations on the Falklands/Malvinas question, following on UN assembly resolutions, and urges an end to unilateral activities related to exploration and exploitation of renewable and non renewable natural resources in the disputed area, as well as to the British military presence in the South Atlantic.

  • Thursday, March 23rd 2017 - 13:32 UTC

    Macri administration reiterates defense of Malvinas sovereignty before Congress

    “We defend Argentine sovereignty of the Malvinas, and this is not defended with speeches but with dialogue no matter what ghosts you want to resurrect”

    Argentina's chief of staff Marcos Peña defended the current administration's policy towards the Falklands/Malvinas question arguing that dialogue is the path, not speeches with no content or results, and pledged “we will stand by Argentine sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands”.

  • Tuesday, January 3rd 2017 - 06:41 UTC

    Malvinas: Argentina calls on UK for dialogue and sovereignty discussions

    The Argentine people and government “reaffirm their imprescriptible sovereignty rights” over the austral territories and maritime spaces inherited from Spain

    Argentina has invited the United Kingdom to advance with the dialogue initiated last year to resume negotiations to enable in the shortest time possible, to find a peaceful and definitive solution to the sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas Islands, abiding the iterative calls from the international community, according to a release from the Argentine foreign ministry.

  • Monday, September 19th 2016 - 05:59 UTC

    “Malvinas sovereignty claim is standing and non negotiable”, anticipates Macri in New York

    Macri is scheduled to address the General Assembly on Tuesday but has a full agenda of political and financial interviews as part of “new Argentina policy”

    Argentina's claim over the Malvinas Islands is standing and non negotiable, were the first words of president Mauricio Macri when he arrived on Sunday to New York to attend this week the UN General Assembly. The statement follows the strong reactions to the last Wednesday Argentine/UK joint cooperation statement which includes a South Atlantic chapter strongly questioned in some political circles.

  • Monday, January 4th 2016 - 06:45 UTC

    Macri's government renews Falklands' sovereignty claim and calls on UK for dialogue

    The statement insists that solution to the issue will be through a path of dialogue, peace and diplomacy, “to which the international community is urging us to”

    President Mauricio Macri's government reaffirmed on Sunday, 3 January, Argentina's sovereignty rights over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands on the 183 anniversary of the 'British occupation of the archipelago' in the South Atlantic, and called for dialogue with the United Kingdom. In a statement published in the Foreign Ministry site it said that “Argentina renews its commitment to the peaceful solution of controversies, to international law to and multilateralism”.

  • Wednesday, December 17th 2014 - 04:52 UTC

    Filmus: Scholar approach at Malvinas Question

    Argentine Secretary of Malvinas Affairs Daniel Filmus calls for three-part deeper approach. at the issue of sovereignty

    Argentina's Secretary of Malvinas (Falklands) Daniel Filmus moves spotlight onto juridical, historical knowledge, continental platform and international relationships to back sovereignty claims

  • Wednesday, December 10th 2014 - 08:02 UTC

    Falklands' sovereignty bilateral talks requested by leaders' summit in Mexico

    Negotiations should be in the framework of resolutions from the United Nations, Organization of American States including the principle of territorial integrity.

    Argentina managed to include a special statement on the Falklands/Malvinas question, at the end of the Ibero American leaders summit held in Mexico, calling on both sides of the dispute, Argentina and the UK, to resume negotiations, in the shortest time possible, to reach a peaceful solution to the sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas, South Georgia, South Sandwich islands and surrounding maritime spaces.

  • Tuesday, October 14th 2014 - 05:15 UTC

    Lady Alice: “Argentines eat a lot of beef, but have never eaten a journalist”

    Jeremy Clarkson, expert in baits for controversy and fabrications who appeals to English nationalistic instincts

    Jeremy Clarkson and BBC's 'Top Gear' program need publicity and controversy to keep going and that he has managed with his recent incursion through the south of Argentina, which ended with his team escorted to the border with Chile fearing 'for their lives', which obviously impeded them from accomplishing their formal task but not the real objective.

  • Tuesday, September 2nd 2014 - 07:43 UTC

    Falklands/Malvinas issue to be addressed by Mercosur parliament 11 November

    The Parlasur delegation with their host Julian Dominguez, president of the Lower House, during the visit to the Argentine congress

    The Mercosur Parliament, Parlasur will be holding a special session next 11 November in Montevideo dedicated to the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty issue, it was announced this Monday in Buenos Aires during a visit of a delegation from the regional legislative to the Argentine congress.

  • Saturday, June 21st 2014 - 08:19 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez took time to pick on the Falklands at her 'dialogue' speech

    “Someday our Malvinas  will be recovered. There is no colonialism that lasts so many centuries” (Pic Telam)

    Cristina Fernandez on her Friday Flag Day speech in which she lowered usual rhetoric and asked US Judge Thomas Griesa for negotiations with the holdout hedge funds, picked on the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute to channel her fury and forecasted there “is no colonialism that can last so many centuries, eventually they fall”.