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The Day of Malvinas Rights' affirmation remembered in Argentina

Monday, June 11th 2018 - 08:06 UTC
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Argentina believes that the new climate in bilateral relations with the United Kingdom, started in 2016, will enable to advance in areas of common interest, particularly in the South Atlantic, and will signify the appropriate framework for the resumption of negotiations on the Malvinas Islands question, according to the terms established by United Nations resolutions. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    ''On 3 January 1833, the UK interrupted this effective exercise of sovereignty when it expulsed, by force, the legitimate Argentine authorities and population, breaking the territorial integrity of Argentina''.

    What law was broken?

    Is the world to go back to its 1833 borders?

    Falkland Islands – The Usurpation (1 pg):

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 08:52 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Conqueror

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 09:17 am - Link - Report abuse +8
  • gordo1

    Dream on, Argentina! Fatuous nonsense!

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 07:34 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Ann Other

    And I believe the Check is in the post ... The Easter Bunny told me so

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 08:33 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Roger Lorton

    Argentina's claim comes down to a mythical inheritance - denied by Spain and not recognised by Britain. Revolutionaries emancipate themselves, they do not 'inherit'.

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 10:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Voice

    Poor choice of word...inherit...
    Succeed would be better...
    Britain succeeded Spain and Spanish territory...
    Hang on a second...

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 11:19 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • DemonTree

    Britain succeeded Spain as largest empire, no?

    Jun 11th, 2018 - 11:32 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Marti Llazo

    They still don't get it, do they?

    Is there anything quite as thick as an argentine?

    Jun 12th, 2018 - 01:18 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Roger Lorton

    Voice - Inherit is the word that Argentina uses.

    Britain preceded Spain. Now it's interesting that you should choose this moment to raise this again. The latest (2018) UN Working Paper on the Falklands has been posted. I see that it includes the following:-

    “the United Kingdom is clear about the historical position on the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. British sovereignty over the falkland islands dates back to 1765, some years before the Republic of Argentina existed.”

    Jun 12th, 2018 - 01:37 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • James Marshall

    '....having inherited the latter’s territories in the south of the continent, including the Malvinas Islands and the other islands in the South Atlantic, Argentina uninterruptedly exercised its rights by proceeding to enact legislation, establishing legal and administrative bodies to
    consolidate its sovereignty, promoting the development of trade, settling a population
    and establishing a local administrative office, which culminated in the issuance of the
    decree establishing the civic and military commandancy of the Malvinas Islands on
    10 January 1829, with Luis Vernet being appointed as Commander'..

    Really! They inherited other islands as well as the Falklands, so when did Spain first claim these other islands that Argentina inherited.......or is that just a bit 'viveza criolla' making it's way into a UN Document.

    Jun 12th, 2018 - 08:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +6
  • viejopatagon

    My grandmother was born on the Falklands. When she travelled to England she would leave on her Argi passport. The UK would not accept it so she would produce her English one. When she left UK to return to Argentina she would leave the UK on her British passport and in Argentina they would confiscate it. So she would produce her Argi one and no problem.

    Jun 14th, 2018 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    Sorry Viejopatagon, but that makes little sense. Dual nationality is not banned by the UK. Is it banned in Argentina?

    Jun 14th, 2018 - 11:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Some countries insist duel nationals enter using their own country's passport, but I'm pretty sure the UK is not one of them.

    Jun 14th, 2018 - 11:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    viejopatagon - what is your point?

    D--K - and?

    Jun 15th, 2018 - 06:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • James Marshall

    My son has duel UK / Belgium nationality, and he never has a problem using his Belgium passport to travel to UK, so I think someone is a little confused.

    Think is a little quiet at the moment, is he on a jolly somewhere north.......just saying....

    Jun 15th, 2018 - 06:58 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • R. Ben Madison

    Argentina hasn't figured out that “territories” don't have rights; the people who live there do!

    Jun 16th, 2018 - 12:33 pm - Link - Report abuse +3

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