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Lisa: CFK scaring its own people with the military routine exercises in Falklands

Friday, July 27th 2012 - 05:34 UTC
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If anything goes wrong it’s the people of Stanley that should be really concerned (Photo: The Telegraph) If anything goes wrong it’s the people of Stanley that should be really concerned (Photo: The Telegraph)

The editor of the Falkland Islands weekly Penguin News twitted that Argentine president Cristina Fernandez is scaring its own people, regarding military exercises in the Islands, which Lisa Watson underlines are “routine”.

“CFK is scaring its own people about missile exercises in the Falklands. They have been going on every six months for the last 29 years”, wrote Lisa in her twitter.

Further on she writes that the missiles have a range of four miles so “if anything goes wrong it’s the inhabitants of Port Stanley who should be really concerned!!”

Earlier this week the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a release “rejected and condemned” the exercises which it said “are a new demonstration and exercise of force from the British government”.

“Great Britain once again threatens Argentina and Latin America by programming exercises involving missile launching in the South Atlantic. The exercise puts at risk the safety of all the vessels in the area”, added the official release.

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  • Boovis

    Ahhh, something's happening that has happened constantly for ages around the same time, run to the hills!!

    Jul 27th, 2012 - 06:09 am 0
  • Idlehands

    I assume she tweeted rather than twitted?

    This is one of the more daft claims by CFK. It works on the basis that people who want it to be true will believe it to be true.

    Reminds me of a guy in my office that's become obsessed by the mystery 'millenium falcon' at the bottom of the Baltic. He believes it is an ancient alien space craft. It's recently been speculated it is a German WW2 anti submarine structure but he dismissed that as impossible because it didn't fit his little green man agenda.

    The point of that story is that some people will believe any old crap and some people are beyond help.

    The bottom line is it makes no difference to the Falklanders or the UK, whatever the Argentine government and people choose to believe.

    Jul 27th, 2012 - 06:19 am 0
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