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Argentine president recalls when the British invaded the Malvinas and reaffirms Antarctica policy

Saturday, January 4th 2020 - 09:55 UTC
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President Alberto Fernandez on Friday underlined the significance of Argentina's standing presence in Antarctica, --to defend its sovereignty claims--, and also recalled that 187 years ago the British invaded and usurped the Malvinas Islands, a land which “we will never renounce to, and we will always claim”. Read full article

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  • tallison46

    There is no one alive that remembers when the British first set foot on the Falkland Islands and they will never lose control of them.... Argentina needs to get on with all of the real problems and issues facing them.....

    Jan 04th, 2020 - 10:23 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Roger Lorton

    The British saw the islands in 1592.The British claimed the islands in 1594. The British stepped on the islands in 1690. The British established a garrison in 1766.

    Argentina did not exist.

    Buenos Aires was trespassing in 1833. Two written warnings ignored. It was not an invasion. The British could not invade the islands as they had claimed them 140-odd years before. Britain effected a peaceful police action to eject the trespassers.

    Argentina has no claim.

    Argentina has no move.

    Jan 04th, 2020 - 11:05 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Pugol-H

    Opiate for the masses, never let the truth get in the way of a good story, eh.

    What is the betting the ship catches fire again or otherwise breaks down, if not sinks.

    “flagship icebreaker” also the ONLY icebreaker I’ll wager.

    Sail on Boaty McBoatface.

    Jan 05th, 2020 - 01:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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