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Falklands' permission for new demining program this summer

Sunday, August 7th 2016 - 17:56 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Planning and Building Committee has granted permission to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to undertake clearance of land mines (a technical assessment) at various sites around the Falklands. Read full article

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  • Briton

    Still taking to long,
    Argentina should still be billed,

    But that's politics for you.
    just my humble opinion.

    Aug 07th, 2016 - 07:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Shame on Argentina - not a word of apology!

    And the Malvinistas continue with their disgraceful false claims.

    Aug 08th, 2016 - 07:31 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    UK will not bill Argentine for laying mines in Br soil- simply because then lots of countries in N Africa- and Far East could send bills to Britain for the clearance costs of all those mines laid in WW2 on their soil!

    Aug 08th, 2016 - 01:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Good point, lslander1.
    Never thought of it like that!

    Aug 08th, 2016 - 09:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    Not to mention Germans, Americans, French, Russians, Japanese, Chinese, Italians, Spaniards, South Africans, Greeks, Bulgarians, Hungarians, Poles, Australians, New Zealanders, Canadians, Romanians, Dutch all of whom laid mines in other peoples countries during World War II and no doubt there were others.

    Aug 09th, 2016 - 11:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LukeDig

    Criminals

    Aug 11th, 2016 - 07:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • darragh

    @6 LukeDig

    So you are saying that the laying of thousands of mines by the Argentine forces during the Falklands War was a criminal act.

    Aug 12th, 2016 - 02:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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