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Montevideo, September 24th 2018 - 19:57 UTC

Tag: Malvinas Islands issue

  • Tuesday, July 17th 2018 - 11:26 UTC

    Tierra del Fuego infighting over the Malvinas Question Observatory

    Rosana Bertone, governor of Tierra del Fuego

    Last week's meeting in Buenos Aires of the Malvinas Question Observatory from the province of Tierra del Fuego with the Malvinas Department at the Argentine foreign ministry has not been without consequences.

  • Monday, July 16th 2018 - 07:20 UTC

    Argentine foreign ministry informs Tierra del Fuego delegation on the current Malvinas policy

    The visiting delegation met with the foreign ministry team headed by Ambassador Maria Teresa Kralikas

    Overall the Argentine government is satisfied how relations with the UK regarding the South Atlantic, and Falklands' sovereignty claims are evolving, was the message with which members of the so called Malvinas Question Observatory from Tierra del Fuego province, returned to Ushuaia after meeting with foreign ministry officials in Buenos Aires, according to local media reports.

  • Wednesday, January 4th 2017 - 08:54 UTC

    Malvinas question: Macri should surround himself of prudent, skilful advisors, says ex Army chief

    “Argentina must strengthen its dissuasion, negotiations and security capacities”, said ex Army chief and Malvinas veteran General Martin Balza

    A former Argentine Army chief and Malvinas veteran, General Martin Balza said on Tuesday that president Mauricio Macri's government must “strengthen its dissuasion and negotiation capacities” in the Malvinas Islands question, and should surround himself of prudent advisors on the matter.

  • Monday, April 4th 2016 - 04:20 UTC

    Argentine Army reiterates its commitment to the Malvinas cause on invasion anniversary

    “April 2, 1982 is an unforgettable date in the glorious history of the homeland,” said Suñer, calling it the “anniversary of the recovery” of the Islands.<br />

    Argentina’s Army Chief Diego Luis Suner said on Saturday that the “Malvinas cause” continues to be a “national, standing and inalienable objective” of the Argentine people. The statement was made on the 34th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict that was triggered by the Argentine military invasion of the Falklands in 1982.

  • Monday, April 4th 2016 - 04:04 UTC

    Macri's ministers pledge not a single day rest in the fight for Malvinas sovereignty

    “This is my first experience with these such solemn events and I can't but feel but highly emotional” admitted minister Frigerio

    ”There's not going to be a single day in the four years of (President Mauricio Macri) government in which we will not continue to fight for our rights in the South Atlantic”, said Argentine Interior minister Rogelio Frigerio during the April 2 commemoration of Malvinas war veteran and Fallen Day in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego.

  • Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 - 07:52 UTC

    Falklands/Malvinas, an advance to celebrate

    Cisneros was a leading member of former foreign minister Di Tella's diplomatic team

    By Andrés Cisneros (*) - With the reinstatement of the 'impasse' on the issue of the Malvinas Islands, the Argentine government has made a wise decision. Not only because it puts in course again something proven useful in the past, but also because, looking into the future, there is no better path to the solution of the problem. It's not the mere restoration of a policy (good or bad) which already happened.

  • Wednesday, January 20th 2016 - 06:23 UTC

    Without dropping Falklands claim, Macri wants “a new era” in relations with UK

    “We will keep our claim over the islands which are Argentine, but I will try to start a new era in ties with Britain,” Macri said in a joint interview with leasing dailies

    Argentina's new president, Mauricio Macri, says he wants to start “a new era” in relations with Britain, long strained by the two nations' dispute over the Falkland Islands, according to remarks published Tuesday.

  • Thursday, December 3rd 2015 - 07:10 UTC

    Ambassador Castro thanks all those British who support the Malvinas Question

    The Argentine ambassador Alicia Castro responds from the podium to the applause received after her speech

    Argentine ambassador in London, Alicia Castro was a guest speaker at the Latin America conference held at the TUC headquarters, alongside other well known political and trade union figures.Her speech was met with a standing ovation from an audience of over 500 British attendants, whom she thanked for supporting Argentina on the Malvinas Question and in the litigation with the speculative or 'vulture' funds.

  • Tuesday, October 20th 2015 - 02:24 UTC

    Malvinas Forum, Uruguay chapter with new coordinator and agenda

    “Our task is for the UK to comply with the UN resolution and engage in discussions with Argentina: it's not much but it means a lot”, said Luis Rosadilla

    The Malvinas Forum, chapter Uruguay, which supports Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands, held a meeting to commemorate the UN General Assembly resolution of 1965, name new authorities and prepare the agenda of activities for next year.

  • Monday, September 7th 2015 - 09:12 UTC

    Malvinas: All Argentina Is Saying Is Give Dialogue a Chance

    Argentina is determined to recover the full exercise of sovereignty over the islands peacefully, in accordance with international law, said ambassador Nahón

    By Cecilia Nahón (*) (**) - Over the last few months the United States has reached two historic agreements that have dominated media headlines and the local political debate: the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba after more than 50 years and, more recently, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed by the US, China, Russia, France, United Kingdom and Germany, along with the European Union, with the Islamic Republic of Iran about the latter's nuclear program

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