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“Our Malvinas” photo exhibit opened in the Argentine congress

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 - 08:05 UTC
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On the eve of a new anniversary of the Argentine military invasion of the Falkland Islands, (2 April 1982) Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that when Great Britain finally agrees to sit for negotiations over the disputed Malvinas there will be “no way to deny” the Islands belong to Argentina. Read full article

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  • Stoker

    Every international forum?

    How about the International Court of Justice (ICJ)?

    The UK has been requesting Argentina take it's (false) claim on the Falkland Islands to the ICJ since 1946. Argentina is no stranger to the ICJ and has taken several other disputes before the Court. We well remember the “paper mill” case of Argentina v Uruguay which Argentina lost 14 - 1.

    Why wont Argentina take it's claim befeore the ICJ?

    Answer......because they know they would lose.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 08:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    @1 Stoker

    I agree. Argentina is pissing in the wind and no one will ever take them seriously until they take their 'claim' to the ONLY international body that actually counts - the International Court of Justice.

    But of course everyone also knows WHY Argentina won't go to the ICJ.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 08:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lord Ton

    Should think there's a copyright issue or two ? :-)

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 08:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Faz

    Ssssss Sssss Gollum, Gollum, I wants it, its mine precioussss, nasty British with their guns planes and warships, they stooole it from us, Gollum… But we have kayaks that can roll over, a band that matches backwards to the sound of kazoos, and 800,000 Italians. Be very afraid…

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 09:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Cme on then Axel- there you have it - very clear- The Islands are claimed as an integral part of Argentina etc.
    Therefore from the Arg Govt position the only thing that could possibly form the base of any negotiations is the DATE of a full territory Sovereignty hand-over.
    And you still witter on about sovereignty negotiations are the only way forward?

    What could any Arg Govt negotiate on other than the date for us giving you our homeland and property against out clearly expressed wishes?

    Do please go back to your school and learn about democracy.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 09:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brit Bob

    Argentina will never take its case to the UN ICJ because it has no case. Even numbskull Argentine politicians know this, so its bluff and bluster all the way. The sooner the rest of the world detaches itself from 'the Great Malvinas Lie' the better. I can't help to feel a tad bit sorry for the poor souls that have been taken for a ride by Timberhead and co. But I'll think of them next time I make a donation to MENCAP.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 10:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    Nice of him to say “16 colonized territories over the world and 10 belong to the UK”.

    As the Falkland Islands are 1 of the 16 he is therefore admitting that they belong to the UK (I know that the FI are actually a BOT but you can't expect somebody of Timmerman's limited intelligence to understand the difference)

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 10:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frankdrebin

    “Malvinas is a State policy and a flag Argentina will never surrender”

    Unlike the invading forces they sent to capture the Islands in 82 who did surrender.

    Whoops.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    So who did you steal all these photos from ?

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Héctor Timerman said that when Great Britain finally agrees to sit for negotiations ,
    hold on,, listen? can you hear that ?
    flying pigs that is,, flying pigs.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 11:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    It seems that the English were alone on this site.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 11:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    So the UK will have to sit for “negotiations”, there will be 'no way to deny“ that
    the lslands belong to ………etc etc. blah blah blah. ad nauseum.
    Well why bother having ”negotiations“ if that is going to be the outcome?
    l think this mob of no-hopers have been eating magic mushrooms.
    And anyway, why must we ”sit”?
    l'll tell you standing up & in 5 seconds-
    Get lost Argentina,
    Scram, buster,
    Shoo,

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 11:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • PhraseWizard

    Remember that there's an unchecked, criminally insane element controlling the Argentine people (let's not discuss their complicity in electing and condoning it).

    No, not just Briton . . . I was born in North America and while growing up lived in many countries. Disgracefully, the Argentine hallmarks are arrogance and selfishness. I speak from experience, that there are decent, good, intelligent Argentines living in contrast to the spiritually bereft barbarians that give the country a bad name. The Ugly Argentines I speak of not only ride the limousines of power, but walk the streets in tattered suits and frayed finery from the “good old days” of Argentina's 1960s and 70s days of glory, arrogantly offending fellow Argentines and foreigners alike.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 12:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    ”We can't conceive the Argentine Republic without the Malvinas Islands, since they are an integral part of our territory“, underlined Timerman adding that there was no question that ”in Congress, in all political parties, and in all political groups, Malvinas is a State policy and a flag Argentina will never surrender”.

    Better begin “conceiving” timmy-boy. You've only got 19 years. Looking ahead, as the last starship leaves Earth in 4082, argie settlers finally raise the toilet paper over the Falkland Islands. In late-breaking news, 5,000 argie ”settlers were killed and another 3,000 mutilated by argie land-mines planted during the 1982 illegal invasion and occupation. The argie population of 74 million were left staring into the sky as they realised that the last (British) starship had lifted off and none of them would be evacuated. And only 8 months left before the rogue planet stripped off Earth's atmosphere. Assuming that they don't just smash into each other!

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 12:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RICO

    40 million deluded argentines are unable to conceive of their own country. How sad.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 12:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    @11 Brasileiro

    I'm not English, or British (which is what I assume you mean).

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 01:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Benson

    “when Great Britain finally agrees to sit for negotiations over the disputed Malvinas there will be “no way to deny” the Islands belong to Argentina.”
    Lie one, if this were true it would have went to the IJC years ago

    “it is a just cause and a Latin-American cause, and it is supported by all and every Argentine”
    Lie two, it is not supported by every Argentine

    ”We can't conceive the Argentine Republic without the Malvinas Islands, since they are an integral part of our territory“
    Lie three, they have never been part of the Argentine Republic.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 01:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Our secret plan is to invade the Island, then move Villa 31 there.
    After a week living with those thieving scumbags you will all move voluntarily back to the UK. :)

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 05:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • knarfw

    18. Noooooooo, even you couldn't stoop that low. The constant click clacking of knitting needles would be to much to bear for anyone. http://www.villa31.org/english/story/

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mikey48

    Can someone explain to this man,his idea is from cuckoo land.Britain will never sit down and negociate about the falklands.The islanders on the falklands have the final say in what the descision is on the falklands.They have already voted that the falklands will remain in british hands.Argentina will never have these islands in the 21/22century so its time argentina put it all to bed and accept the falklands will never be in argentines hands,NEVER.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 06:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @20
    Seriously, what has Argentina have to offer the FALKLAND ISLANDERS?
    I would love to hear what any Argentinian has to to say as regards the above. Come on Argies tell us what Argentina can offer The FALKLANDERS. Or any LATAM country come to that.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 07:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Oh, come on guys; don’t be too harsh on Gollum.

    He has a lot on his mind, if not hair on his head, and he is getting his balls “massaged” by TMBOA whenever he screws up: so that’s a daily chore for her.

    Give him a bit of credit: he stole the pictures and plagiarised the intelligent text from the Falklands and he made a few calls to ALL the countries that support them over their claim.

    And just look at the result. Nobody we have ever heard of turned up, the pictures weren’t put up correctly and are now slip-sliding their way to the floor, and on top of that his hernia support (made in Argentina) just broke.

    So altogether now: HA, HA, HA, HA. :o)

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 07:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • jaydub

    “...when Great Britain finally agrees to sit for negotiations over the disputed Malvinas there will be “no way to deny” the Islands belong to Argentina”.

    Then there would be no point in sitting down for “negotiations”. Negotiations require an good faith, an open mind and a willingless to compromise on both sides.

    There is no evidence that either side is willing to do that, so negotiations would be a waste of time. In any event the people of the Falkands have made it very clear where their sympathies lie.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 07:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    @16 darragh

    It is impossible to see any difference. You're so English as any English.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 07:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • screenname

    This guts of this article suggests Argentina has zero interest in negotiation, and they simply expect eventual compliance with their wishes by the government at Westminster.

    They have nothing to offer Falklanders , except fantastic bits of propaganda like this. What decent person would fail to back the closest thing the Falklands has ever had to native population against this scum.

    Keep up the good work Tinman

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 07:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • PhraseWizard

    (ArgentINIAN comes from the German word, ArgentinEAN.) NEITHER IN THE SPANISH NOR ENGLISH LANGUAGES can the word ArgentINIAN be found !!! The noun and adjective in ALL ENGLISH LANGUAGE DICTIONARIES is ARGENTINE . . . This happened because Argentines are prone to inaccurately borrow phrases and single words from other languages.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 07:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @26
    Calm down dear, you will end up psychotic.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 08:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    @24
    Don't you think its funny celebrating a huge and comprehensive failure, is this a south american trait or uniquely Argentine? I don't see many Germans celebrating their invasion of Poland or France.

    Not only was Argentina's invasion a failure, their government policy over recent years has been an utter failure also, they have achieved nothing and the Falkand Islands go from strength to strength, developing their own oil industry no less.

    I guess you are either on the right side of history or the wrong side, such a shame you have pinned your colours to the wrong mast

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 09:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @21 golfcronie,
    They think that they're doing us a big favour to “integrate”(read absorb) us into their failed rogue state.
    Thanks but no thanks, we'll manage Argentina, but thank you for looking out for us.
    (under breath)bugger off, you tossers.
    You must be insane if you think we want anything to do with you.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 09:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redrow

    @24
    I believe Darragh is Irish, therefore not particularly English at all!
    Don't you read books?

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 10:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • HansNiesund

    @28

    Argentina are celebrating their victimhood. It's what they hold most dear. A really peculiar culture.

    Apr 02nd, 2014 - 11:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    #26
    Does it matter ?
    A turd smells the same no matter what you call it.

    Apr 03rd, 2014 - 11:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    “and it is supported by all and every Argentine”.

    This is the same as supported by the 'whole' international community?

    Does 'every' and' all' mean something different in Spanish?

    ”The Foreign Minister blasted Britain’s “aggressive stand over the Islands”

    By deploying self defence forces-these can only be aggressive if they are attacked-therefore Argentina intends to attack the Islands. Thanks for admitting that Gollum (brain dead c***).

    Ah but then aggressive means peaceful in Spanish-doesn't it?

    ”We can't conceive the Argentine Republic without the Malvinas Islands”

    If by Malvinas =(Sour Grapes), they mean the Falklands, the Argentine Republic (formed in 1853), had been without them for about 131 years (except for 3 months)-so it suggests they won't be conceiving for many years to come.

    “The photographic exhibit will be on until 6 April and includes images of marine fauna from the South Atlantic, mainly sea mammal and sea birds”

    It also includes the population of Pebble Island being bullied, photographs of the good people of Goose Green being forced out of their houses at gunpoint, the Islander prisoners at Fox Bay( 'Eye of the Tiger') exclusive artistic pictures of shit on Islander's beds(to upstage Tracey Enems 'unmade bed work of art'. )Plus there are marvellous shots of the unmarked minefields and Gollum has added titles to the thousands of photographs of white flags with the caption ”British forces after surrendering to our brave gauchos on 14th June 1982'
    However Filmus was alert and noted that all the seals, Penguins, Mollymawks, Petrels, Johhny Rooks and Turkey Vultures were flicking Vs to the photographers, so the photos were withdrawn. The offending wildlife were thrown out of aircraft into the South Atlantic oblivious to the fact that they would merely swim or fly back to the Falklands-these photos also withdrawn as Filmus could not stomach the fact that even the wildlife didn't want Argentine rule.

    Apr 03rd, 2014 - 05:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    I hope they enjoy the photographs. That's as near the Falklands as they are going to get.

    Apr 03rd, 2014 - 10:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • scottbart

    my god don't these idiots ever give up? an “aggressive” reaction from the UK? personally I think the UK has been very reasonable! its like my next door neighbour coming around and insisting my car belongs to him and we need to discuss me handing it over to him, that's after he tried to steal it last week. piss of Argentina, nobody is buying your poor bullied country routine

    Apr 04th, 2014 - 01:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    You either need to be a threat frankly that doesnt really wash even the daily mail cant talk up the military threat argentina poses with a straight face.
    Be rich you really should be but your not and its your own fault.
    Or popular with the islanders as your not rich or competant thats not happening either.
    So we are happy to sit down to talk but as you domt bring anything useful to the table whats the point.
    argentina a rather embarrassing excuse to build two aircradt carriers

    Apr 04th, 2014 - 06:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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