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Argentina reiterates Falklands' sovereignty 'unalienable' rights

Wednesday, June 11th 2014 - 06:36 UTC
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The government of President Cristina Fernandez reiterated Argentina’s “unalienable right” over the Malvinas Islands and urged the United Kingdom to resume negotiations over the disputed territories. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs described the British government refusal to continue talks as “incomprehensible and inadmissible.” Read full article


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  • CKurze30k

    “the country's ”unalienable right” over the territories ”

    A right which does not exist.

    willingness to resume negotiations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as soon as possible, as the United Nations have exhorted, for a definitive solution to this as unacceptable as anachronic colonial situation.”

    The only completely fair solution is you dropping your fake sovereignty claim and apologising in front of the whole United Nations for the decades you wasted perpetuating a fraud.

    “unjustified military presence in the South Atlantic”

    So the illegal invasion of 1982 didn't happen? Your actions and your intent to do harm to the legitimate inhabitants of the Falkland Islands proves that the current prescence is perfectly justified.

    You need to stop lying.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 07:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • La Patria

    The inalienable truth is that in the near future if argentina defaults and doesn't win the world cup, Cfk needs a good smokescreen to stop herself and cronies from being lynched, hence the increase in the rhetoric regarding the islands.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 07:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    You have no rights in the Falklands, Argentina.
    l couldn't be bothered to reason with you.
    lts like trying to reason with a 2 year old.
    Just go away, Argentina, far, far away.
    Get lost, pest.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 09:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    oh for Christ's sake,
    will this wannabie Barbie dresser either back it up, or shut it up,
    he is embarrassing himself, CFK , and Argentina on the world stage,

    comedy shows at this time of the year is good for the

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • falklandlad

    One but can't help be impressed by the huge diplomatic and other machinery churning away behind the Timmerman/CFK/Filims facade, spending cash and resource like its going out of fashion to promote its bizarre view of South Atlantic matters, while all around the quiet and objective consolidation of the Falklands ecomomic and political base continues, as it undoubtedly will long beyond CFKs fall from grace.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    The islanders dont want to be argentinian.
    Argentina can neither threaten or Bribe the islanders or the british goverment and have no superpower who will back them up or give them shed loads of weapons south america is not going to fight for them.
    So negotitations are going

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Can Argentine please come on here and explain how the Islanders can possibly be expected to sit down under UN auspices and discuss their future with a Govt that emphasises its “unalieanable rights over them”

    Good old fashioned 19th Century Colonialism -Argentine style!
    I for one, prefer the modern democratic human rights respecting 21st century British version.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Colonial aspirants, nothing less.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Devonian

    Does anyone in the Argentinian Foreign Ministry ever sit down and re-read what they have written for public broadcast? It is obviously entirely written for domestic consumption because the tone and language used is guaranteed not to win over any of the inhabitants of the Falkland Islands - but then , as far as the Argentinian government is concerned, they are non-people anyway so what does it matter?

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 11:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Leiard

    There is nothing to negotiate as far as Argentina is concerned, the Falklands belong to Argentina by divine right.

    So the only negotiation, as far as they are concerned, is the date of handing sovereignty the Falkland Islands to Argentina.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 11:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Boovis

    They don't want to negotiate as they have nothing to give in return.

    They treat politics like they treat Twitter “bla bla bla and if you don't agree, I'll block you”.


    Jun 11th, 2014 - 12:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    How abt turning the tables,
    the Falkland's having a claim on Argentina,
    we thinks the argies should be forced to be Falklanders whenever they like it or not,
    and see how they like it.

    justa joka

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 12:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CaptainSilver

    Gollum and CFK - constant comedy duo. Hows about coming to perform at the Lattitude Festival?


    Jun 11th, 2014 - 01:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    I have an unalienable right to win Friday's Euromillion lottery....
    Doesn't mean I will though .

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 01:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Is that the same as, ”It is an unalienable right, that all men (and now women) are created equal?”


    Does it exclude, kelpers, squatters and pirates?

    When are a people not a people?

    When these dickheads say they are not.

    And they have the ball brassed, gobsmacking cheek to use the word unalienabe.

    Not sure that would be ethnic colonial cleansers have the right to use that word.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 02:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brit Bob

    Dear Hector,

    All your country has in respect of a Falkland Islands sovereignty case is 'proximity'. Your claim is no greater than Canada claiming Alaska because its closer. Why don't you man up and take your case to arbitration. You have been threatening to take legal 'in the international courts' against British and Falkland oil companies. Why are you waiting? Go on...

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 03:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Lep keeps saying the same thing, if their case is so strong? why don't they take it to arbitration?

    Seems to me that any reasonable person would think the same.

    Where is the conviction of their cause???????

    Could it be and this is just my opinion.

    That their claim is unjustified, unsubstantiated and politically motivated and they just might, just might mind you, know that they do not stand a snow balls hell chance of winning.Therefore avoid the courts.

    They claim to be a democracy, infant and repetative but, nevertheless, a democracy.

    Surely a fundamental principle of democracy is law.

    So my question to all Argentines we read this is, why do you not excercise that democracy and resort to law to resolve your claim?

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 04:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Ah but if they knew the truth,
    then they would have given up decades ago.


    Jun 11th, 2014 - 05:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    This is just like a broken record, find something new to winge about.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 05:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Apparently her great advisors have told her that an Argentine Madame-tussauds,
    Will be great for moral,

    So it will be called CFK—TUSSAUDS In her honour,
    And will be full of

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    3 lsolde & 7 Islander1


    What did you expect? It's getting close to that time of year again isn't it? You know “That time” don't you?

    When they are reminded of their utter failings and their illegal deeds. Their “Glorious crusade” to “regain” their “lost sovereignty” was nothing more than a wholly despicable invasion of UK territory and the subjugation of her citizens.

    They are embarrassed. Their armed forces were comprehensively humiliated by a task force that was outnumbered by them 3 to 1 AND it was 8,000 miles from home AND it did not have air superiority AND the experts at the Pentagon said that the operation was impossible.

    But we did it. So now, every year since then they have to make this fuss and noise to try and make themselves forget and try and make everyone else forget, how much they FAILED and how, instead of restoring their national pride, they let it be dragged through the mud.

    That is what this is all about, they are trying to forget 1982, Security council resolution 502 ( the one that they ignored ) and their painful defeat and humiliation.

    If you remember that, then all of this, all of their “Falklands Experience” and their:-

    ”Celebrating the commemoration of the Affirmation Day of Argentine rights over the Malvinas, South Georgia, South Sandwich islands and their surrounding maritime areas (10 June)”

    Is them trying ANYTHING to make the pain go away.

    But it won't, 'cos we won't forget (.......and we won't let them forget either!! )

    ha, ha, ha!!!!

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 08:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Oh dear the Argentine scratched record again-g'dum, g,dum, g,dum.

    Followed by another scratched record.
    If you want the Falklands Gollum,

    1/-Go to ICJ
    2/-Convince 3000 people that living under you is better than what they have now.
    3/-Invade again illegally or STFU.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 09:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    “Argentina reiterates Falklands' sovereignty 'unalienable' rights”

    Utterly f*ckin laughable!


    (good clowns, though, should hire them for a Garden Party sometime ;-)

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 09:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mikey48

    This man,this president are like a cracked record,keeps repeating their futile stupid ideas of falklands belongs to them.well no country on this earth will back thier stupid claims.even un does not pay any attention to them.This week in u/k the falkands minister and falklands legislators took the salute in london,and promised that falklands will remain in british control for all future.Argentina just go away,stop banners at the world cup,you will only damage yourselves.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 09:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • AzaUK

    there is nothing to negotiate about and therefore no point even talking about it. Argentina you just want one thing and they will keep throwing there bottle out the pram till they get it. Argentina your parents never taught you 'i wants, never gets'

    Argentina the worlds child

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    ”Saint Pierre and Miquelon (French: Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃.pjɛʁ.e.mi.klɔ̃]) is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean near Canada.[3] It is the only remnant of the former colonial empire of New France that remains under French control,[3] with a population of 6,080 at the January 2011 census.”
    An overseas self governing territory of France. Has anyone see Canada trying to get their hands on them?

    Jun 12th, 2014 - 11:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    @26 As I recall there was a twenty-year low grade bunfight (think Rockall) over the EEZ of St Pierre et Miquelon, that finished up being settled by arbitration in 1992.

    Jun 12th, 2014 - 12:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Keep on dreaming you silly bitch ! no one outside your inner circle of idiots and the brainwashed trolls, could give a rat's arse about your ridiculous claims.

    Jun 12th, 2014 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Joe Bloggs


    LOL. Keep your eye on the ball though. If you don't catch that crazy bitch and her mother before they take control of the drones there will be carnage all over London.

    Jun 12th, 2014 - 11:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    ”The government reiterated that the right to self-determination –argued by the British government in the dispute- is “absolutely and evidently improper and inapplicable”

    said Gollum ignoring the vote in 2008 in the UN that did not include territorial disputes as an exception to self-determination.

    This guy really ought to do some research-but I'm not holding my breath.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 09:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    QEClass Carriers
    We've got 21 days to go
    looks great.

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 10:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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