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Johnson and Faurie agree to advance relations, despite the Falklands dispute

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 - 06:55 UTC
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that relations with Argentina will continue to grow despite the nations’ dispute over the Falkland Islands sovereignty. Argentina still claims the Islands that it calls the Malvinas. Britain says the Falklands are a self-governing British Overseas Territory under its protection, confirmed by a 2013 referendum. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    “Each of us is aware of the respective positions we have with regard to the sovereign titles we believe we hold regarding Malvinas. That is one aspect of our bilateral relations, but not the only one“. He underlined...

    Section I, of the Argentine Constitution affirms a ‘legitimate and non-prescribing sovereignty over  the Malvinas … as they are an integral part of the national territory’. Over many generations, history and geography textbooks particularly have reinforced this belief, relying primarily on the principle of uti possidetis juris (Daus, F. A. 1984. Geografía de la Argentina, Buenos Aires: Estrada. A geopolitical perspective on Argentina's Malvinas/Falkland claims, Keeling D.J.).

    Falklands – Argentina's Inheritance Problem (1 pg):

    May 23rd, 2018 - 09:12 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Roger Lorton

    What dispute? We don't have a dispute. We have - “positions.” :-)

    May 24th, 2018 - 12:13 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Juana

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    May 30th, 2018 - 02:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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