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Falklands in post-Brexit scenario triggers speculation and controversy

Monday, October 29th 2018 - 08:50 UTC
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Britain rejected point blank the suggestion that a ‘No Deal’ Brexit will help Argentina's claim over the Falkland Islands. The Prime Minister official spokeswoman said there was no doubt Britain’s “relationships” with all of its overseas territories would remain in place after March 2019. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    Faurie added: “If you think member states (of the EU) would not sustain the Malvinas claim in favor of the UK, we are there … to talk, to negotiate, to see what would be the best solution for the people in the islands to be much ...

    Just what is Argentina's claim to the Falklands based upon?

    Section I, of the Argentine Constitution affirms a ''legitimate and non-prescribing sovereignty over the they are an integral part of the national territory'. Over many generations, history and geography text books particularly have reinforced this belief, relying primarily on the principle of uti possidetis juris (as you possess under the law), ( A Geopolitical Perspective on Argentina's Malvinas/Falkland Claims, Keeling D.J. quoting Daus, F.A. Geografia de la Argentina, Buenos Aires, 1984).

    To believe that the Falkland Islands and the territories in the Southern Ocean belong to Argentina because of the inheritance is stretching the imagination .

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

    Oct 29th, 2018 - 09:09 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Pete Bog

    Brit Bob
    ”(as you possess under the law),”

    I've not seem Argentina prove that Great Britain's possession 1765-1774, her continued claim and reclamation of possession in 1833 was illegal under the laws of those times as you have pointed out .

    Nov 06th, 2018 - 12:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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