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Stories for January 2nd 2001

  • Tuesday, January 2nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Lagos admits failure.

  • Tuesday, January 2nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina repeats claim to Falkland-Malvinas.

    Argentina today reaffirmed its “inalienable determination” to recover sovereignty over the Malvinas/Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime areas, with tomorrow marking 168 years of British occupation of those territories.

  • Tuesday, January 2nd 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine dinghy mystery still unsolved.

    The Falklands Governor Mr Donald Lamont has denied reports that weapons and explosives were found on board a small dingy ? capable of holding 3 people ? which was discovered on a beach near Salvador on East Falklands several days ago. The dingy which was powered by a small outboard motor, contained ration packs and food of Argentine origin, and Military style kit, but according to the Governor ?No Argentine flag was found'.