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Brazil supports Argentine Malvinas claim but since UK is an 'important partner', authorizes RAF landings

Wednesday, February 9th 2022 - 09:59 UTC
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Brazil on Tuesday defended its decision to allow British military aircraft flying to the Falkland Island to call at Brazilian airports, landings that annoyed Argentina. The complaint is not new, and Brazilian policy under different governments over the years has been one of accepting those calls. Read full article

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  • Steve Potts

    Brazil like many other countries just pay lip-service to Narnia's Malvinas myth.

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 10:27 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Tænk

    TWIMC...

    No worries..., all those fake humanitarian flights will stop after october 2022...

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opinion_polling_for_the_2022_Brazilian_general_election

    Capisce...?

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Swede

    Why, really, do so many countries pay lip service to Argentina? They must gain something. Many countries also pay lip service to the so called “One China principle”. But Argentina is not so strong and mighty as China, so why just not say: “Mind your own business!” when Argentina complains.

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Judge Jose

    @Swede, They are probably fed up to the back teeth with Argentinas crying and just go along with it for a quiet life, as Steve says lip- service,

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 06:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Jack Bauer

    Swede

    Brazil pretends it supports Argentina's claim, Argentina pretends it believes....South American diplomacy....keeps Argentina happy, which doesn't mean much, but at least avoids Argentina pestering Brazil all the time....

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 06:19 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Chicureo

    Jack Bauer


    Good to see your presence!

    We’re anticipating to harvest on the 21st and if the goddess Pachamama favors us — we may have a chance to overcome this uncertain season. (We have unfortunately hearing rumors of an upcoming port labor strike.)


    ¡Saludos cordiales desde Panquehue!

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 08:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Chicureo,

    How are you ? by the look of it, with Pachamama being good to you, just fine....

    Just taking a quick peek to see how you and Pugol are doing...
    Keep well !

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 09:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    Political realities.

    Otherwise known as Hot Air. Used extensively within South America to placate Argentina boring cries for unity, whilst actually achieving nothing. For example, Chile promotes a Falklands resolution before the C24 every year, in the certain knowledge that the C24 will not recommend its adoption by the UN. A pantomime.

    Such wonderful games do politicians play ..... to fool the people.

    Here's the C24 report for 2021, should anyone doubt my word (recommendations start on page 40) -

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/a_76_23-en.pdf

    Feb 09th, 2022 - 11:15 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pugol-H

    Jack Bauer
    Good to hear you, we are doing fine here, trust all is well with you.

    Pachamama, had to look it up, but it certainly fits.

    Saludos de Colonia Nervia Glevensium.

    Feb 10th, 2022 - 09:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Chicureo, Pugol,

    All good here, tks !

    Feb 13th, 2022 - 06:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Swede

    When Argentina is complaining about something the other Latin American states answer something like: “Oh, of course we support your legitimate Malvinas claim, but in this case.....” They say what Argentina wants to hear, but act in a way better for themselves.

    Feb 16th, 2022 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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