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Boris Johnson will be the first Foreign Secretary to visit Argentina in 15 years

Saturday, May 19th 2018 - 06:26 UTC
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Boris Johnson is to make the first visit by a British foreign secretary to Argentina for 25 years. Mr. Johnson will seek to take advantage of the improvement in relations with Buenos Aires since President Mauricio Macri came to power in 2015.President Macri has talked of lifting curbs on oil, fishing and shipping around the Falkland Islands as tensions eased. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    ''Mr. Macri has promised a “new kind of relationship” with the UK following a decade of tensions over the Falklands Islands, on which Buenos Aires has long claimed sovereignty and whose invasion in 1982 led to a 74-day military conflict with the UK.''

    There would have been no Falklands war without Argentina creating a false sovereignty grievance. Territorial indoctrination by Argentina almost led to war with Chile in 1978, and the Falklands War in 1982.

    Falklands - Argentina's Imaginary Territory (1 pg):-

    May 19th, 2018 - 08:55 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Juana

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    May 20th, 2018 - 01:09 am - Link - Report abuse -4

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