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Tag: Falkland/Malvinas

  • Saturday, June 30th 2018 - 13:33 UTC

    Malvinas veterans frustrated: strict measures on “political messages” in the World Cup

    Argentine fans have seen any reference to the Falklands/Malvinas dispute, confiscated at stadium gates, because they are described as a “political message”

    Vladimir Putin despite all the sanctions imposed on his administration by foreign countries, is a much respected leader for his direct no-nonsense approach to issues, and he wants to make sure the World Cup hosted by Russia becomes an impeccable, unforgettable global event, in line with the grandness of his beloved two-continent country.

  • Monday, June 11th 2018 - 08:06 UTC

    The Day of Malvinas Rights' affirmation remembered in Argentina

    Drawings of early settlements in the Falkland Islands

    Argentina believes that the new climate in bilateral relations with the United Kingdom, started in 2016, will enable to advance in areas of common interest, particularly in the South Atlantic, and will signify the appropriate framework for the resumption of negotiations on the Malvinas Islands question, according to the terms established by United Nations resolutions.

  • Monday, June 11th 2018 - 07:28 UTC

    Argentina/Falklands “constructive spirit” will be tested at the UN C24 presentations

    Argentine president Mauricio Macri and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the recent meeting held in Quebec

    The constructive spirit and pragmatic attitude towards Argentina/United Kingdom relations and shared interests seems to have spilled positively to international forae, for example the latest OAS general assembly declaration regarding the Malvinas Islands, which does not mention “militarization of the South Atlantic or nuclear arms”, as was common in the Kirchner couple years, and rather keeps to the traditional annual disputed sovereignty claim under the umbrella of the United Nations.

  • Thursday, June 7th 2018 - 08:08 UTC

    Theresa May confirms her trip to Argentina next December for the G20 summit

    The official picture of Theresa May with Marcos Peña at 10 Downing Street

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed on Tuesday to Argentine cabinet chief Marcos Peña that she will be attending the G20 summit scheduled for next December in Buenos Aires. Mrs. May turned up at an office where her principal private secretary Peter Hill was holding a meeting with Peña at 10 Downing Street.

  • Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 07:51 UTC

    OAS reiterates call for Falklands dialogue and praises Argentine constructive approach towards inhabitants of the Malvinas

    The closing ceremony of the OAS 48th General Assembly held in Washington

    The Organization of American States, OAS, general assembly which concluded on Tuesday in Washington with strong statements condemning Venezuela and calling for peace and understanding in Nicaragua, also included a statement on the Malvinas Islands submitted by Argentina.

  • Tuesday, June 5th 2018 - 06:37 UTC

    Argentina identifies remains of the 92nd combatant buried in the Falklands

    Julio Ruben Cao was 21 and a teacher when he volunteered to combat in the Falklands

    The Argentine Human Rights Secretary announced on Monday the name of another Argentine soldier fallen during the Falklands conflict and buried at the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin, taking the number of identified remains to 92.

  • Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 - 06:55 UTC

    Johnson and Faurie agree to advance relations, despite the Falklands dispute

     Johnson said ”our two positions are well known ...but that does not preclude and should not preclude all what we are doing together now to build a partnership ...

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that relations with Argentina will continue to grow despite the nations’ dispute over the Falkland Islands sovereignty. Argentina still claims the Islands that it calls the Malvinas. Britain says the Falklands are a self-governing British Overseas Territory under its protection, confirmed by a 2013 referendum.

  • Wednesday, May 16th 2018 - 06:40 UTC

    “Falklands want a normal, friendly relationship with all its neighbors, but...”

    The Falklands' people right to determine their own future was unequivocal, as demonstrated in the March 2013 referendum.

    ”We would be delighted to have a normal, friendly relationship with all our neighbors, to freely trade with, work with and discuss things of mutual benefit” said Falkland Islands lawmaker MLA Roger Edwards at the UN Decolonization 2018 Pacific Regional Seminar held in Grenada last week. But, he added, “instead, we are not recognized or accepted as a people in our own right”, by Argentina.

  • Tuesday, May 8th 2018 - 06:36 UTC

    Malvinas veterans abused by their officers are demanding justice from IACHR

    “I was completing my time when the Malvinas were recovered. We were all called back and on 11 April, we were in the Islands”, explained Silvio Katz (Pic Vis a Vis)

    The Malvinas Islands ex Combatants Center, CECIM has requested the Inter American Commission on Human Rights, IACHR, to intercede before the Argentine government and demand a commitment that human rights abuses suffered by the Argentine conscripts during the South Atlantic conflict will be investigated. The case has 120 plaintiffs and 95 defendants.

  • Friday, April 27th 2018 - 08:40 UTC

    UK ambassador underlines how much Argentine/British relations have advanced

    Ambassador Mark Kent addresses the over 800 guests at the UK embassy to celebrate the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth

    British ambassador in Buenos Aires Mark Kent underlined how much Argentine/UK relations have advanced lately and in a brief speech mentioned football, artificial intelligence and Falklands/Malvinas, areas in which so much is shared by the two countries and how good will and humanitarian values can bring people together and overcome minor interests.