Tag: Falklands / Malvinas

Falklands / Malvinas
Thursday, December 17th 2015 - 07:25 UTC

Argentina recalls UN Resolution 2065 fiftieth anniversary and renews call for Falklands' negotiations

The official release from the San Martín Palace enumerates the support for Argentina's position during the last fifty years

Argentina's Foreign ministry recalled that on 16 December the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of UN General Assembly Resolution 2065, the first referred to the question of the Malvinas Islands.

Wednesday, December 16th 2015 - 06:57 UTC

Malvinas is central for Argentina, but 'there are a lot of other areas to work with the UK'

The Malvinas dispute “does not impede acknowledging that relations between the UK and Argentina have a lot of other areas in which we have to work”.

Argentina's foreign minister Susana Malcorra said on Tuesday the Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty conflict “can't be sidestepped because it's a historic and central issue” for Argentina, although this “does not impede” acknowledging that relations between the two countries “have a lot of other areas in which we have to work”.

Saturday, November 28th 2015 - 05:32 UTC

Falklands/Malvinas link of future Argentine foreign minister

Susana Malcorra is also well known by Cristina Fernandez and they address each other in their first names

A Falklands/Malvinas link has emerged from the naming of Susana Malcorra as Argentine president-elect Mauricio Macri Foreign minister. According to reports in the Buenos Aires media, UN's Ban Ki-moon Secretary General cabinet chief is not the only outstanding Argentine national working for the UN in particularly sensitive issues such as Disarmament Affairs.

Friday, November 27th 2015 - 07:23 UTC

Falklands MLA hopes for ‘saner’ approach from new Argentine president

We hope that ”we may see a saner approach to life in the southern cone in general and relations between our two countries in particular” said MLA Short

Falkland Islands lawmakers have reacted with caution and expectation to the election of Mauricio Macri, ex Buenos Aires mayor, as Argentina's next president. He will succeed on 10 December Cristina Fernandez and twelve years of rough relations with Kirchnerism and constant intimidation.

Friday, November 6th 2015 - 07:49 UTC

Malvinas war Argentine film screened to Falklands veterans at embassy

Ex-combatants Dougie Brimson, Jeremy McTeague, Alicia Castro, Edgardo Esteban, Stuart Russell, Dave Charlie Brown and Geoff Johnston.

British veterans of the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas conflict met with Argentine ex-combatant Edgardo Esteban at the Embassy of Argentina in London where an Argentine produced film about the war was screened.

Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 06:50 UTC

Malvinas veterans deliver letter at UK embassy requesting to identify remains buried in the Falklands

Veterans  delivered a letter at the embassy with the request and were told by staff that there would be an reply 'directly to the Argentine government'

Argentina Malvinas War veterans marched on Friday in Buenos Aires and protested before the UK embassy demanding London collaborates with the identification of the remains of Argentine soldiers buried at the Darwin cemetery in the Falkland Islands.

Friday, October 16th 2015 - 06:29 UTC

Argentine yacht salvaged in the Falklands, effectively had the purpose of showing the flag

“The yacht does not belong to La Campora” said FIPCA. It belongs to FIPCA to generate fluvial and maritime culture in Argentina. Pic Cap. Julio C. Urien

The 'capture' (salvage) by a Falkland Islands Fisheries Patrol vessel of the Argentine flagged yacht La Sanmartiniana adrift in the South Atlantic had a great impact in the Buenos Aires media and immediate political controversy, basically accusing opposition newspapers of publishing dishonest 'pro-British' reports with the intent of jeopardizing the current presidential election.

Friday, September 25th 2015 - 05:59 UTC

“Let the private sector make business with Falkland/Malvinas, a blockade in the Americas is unacceptable” said lawmaker Trobo

Trobo was in London this week and met for over an hour with Foreign Office minister for Latin American affairs Hugo Swire (L)

Uruguayan lawmaker Jaime Trobo said that a blockade in the Americas was 'unacceptable' and called for closer links between the Falkland/Malvinas Islands and the continent, urging the private sector to take advantage of the business opportunities in trade and services.

Saturday, June 27th 2015 - 04:54 UTC

Timerman: UK attempts to convince Malvinas population that it could have a right to self-determination that does not exist

British unilateral acts have done nothing but increase, putting Argentina on the need to adopt any and all measures allowed by Argentine law and international law

Statement by Argentine Foreign Affairs and Worship before the UN Special Committee on Decolonization, 25 June 2015.

Thursday, June 25th 2015 - 06:33 UTC

Falklands delegates will again ask Decolonization Committee to delist the Islands

 MLAs Phyl Rendell and Mike Summers (L) will be delivering speeches calling for C24 to respect the Falklands' right to self determination

Falkland Islands elected lawmakers with be delivering speeches on Thursday before the United Nations Decolonization Committee as petitioners requesting C24 de-lists the Islands from the Non Self Governing Territories, upholds the Falkland Islanders right to self determination and frees them from the continuous Argentine bullying and harassment.

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