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Argentine Defense Minister wants Almagro to leave OAS

Wednesday, August 11th 2021 - 09:28 UTC
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Argentina's newly-appointed Defense Minister and former Senator Jorge Taiana had sent a message to US President Joseph Biden stating that Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary-General Luis “Almagro must resign.” Read full article


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  • Trimonde

    Hm. Very interesting. I doubt the US will show any measure of respect. I think they are establishing precedences to build from later.
    ... The repercussions of a stupid stubborn ignorant woman. To think the Junta's stupid actions gave us an opportunity for things to be great and completely different today, in all of Latin America. ... But! when countries learn to start thriving through unnecessary wars, its all over for the world. So sad. So tragic for human civilization that human nature finds it so hard to turn on a dime in order to seize its mistakes and correct its path. It always builds up to the point of destruction, and then we got to start all over again.

    Aug 11th, 2021 - 10:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Steve Potts

    Great decision maker...

    Regarding Falklands oil exploration, Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana stated in February 2010, that his Government would take 'all measures necessary to preserve our rights' and also reiterated that Argentina had a 'permanent claim' on the islands, saying 'Buenos Aires would complain to the UN over the oil project and might take the case to the International Courts of Justice in the Hague.' ( British Drilling For Falklands Oil Threatens Argentine Relations, Pope, F. , 13 Feb 2010 and Potential Drilling off Falkland, Provokes Tension Between Argentina & UK, IRRU News, 17 Feb 2010).

    Chuckle chuckle

    Aug 11th, 2021 - 11:29 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Trimonde

    Why are British commentaries and arguments on matters about Argentina (and several other countries) almost always laden with language connotations behind their points of “laughing at the worth of your reasoning”, always seeking to put down and demoralize by offending? Does this define the British social personality towards the world... I wonder. I wonder if one day someone in the British government will wake up and realize just how much respect they lack towards other countries in general?
    It's curious.

    Aug 11th, 2021 - 12:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Steve Potts

    Maybe the British just like comedians?

    In February 2008, Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana, when speaking of the ICJ Kosovo case in the Clarin Newspaper said, ‘If we were to recognise Kosovo, which has declared independence unilaterally, without an agreement from Serbia, we would set a dangerous precedent that would seriously threaten our chances of a political settlement in the case of the Falkland Islands.’ He continued, ‘Argentina will not recognise also because it supports the principle of territorial integrity.’ (Jorge Taiana,, 20 Feb 2008).

    The majority of the world now recognises Kosovo. Chuckle chuckle

    Aug 11th, 2021 - 02:52 pm - Link - Report abuse +2

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