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Taiana: UK “cynical” when it supports Ukrainian territorial integrity and denies Argentina’s over Malvinas

Wednesday, May 18th 2022 - 10:20 UTC
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Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana again accused the British government of being “cynical” since it has a double yardstick, on the one hand, they support Ukrainian sovereignty and on the other, they deny Argentine legitimate rights over Falklands/Malvinas islands sovereignty Read full article


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  • Judge Jose

    What a clown, the 2 have nothing in common what so ever, Buenos Aires has never legally owned the Falklands, all you ever had was a 90 day illegal occupation followed by a stupid war in 82 that you lost. repeating the same old garbage over and over again does not make it true,

    May 18th, 2022 - 10:04 am - Link - Report abuse +6
  • Terence Hill

    It’s you Sr. Taiana who is revealed as an absolute liar since “territorial integrity” Moreover, Argentina is barred from using “territorial integrity” as an argument. As it is a post UN law and cannot be applied retroactively.
    “...The rule of the intertemporal law still insists that an act must be characterized in accordance with the law in force at the time it was done, or closely on the next occasion. ...
    The Acquisition of Territory in International Law By Robert Yewdall Jenningsa Judge of the International Court of Justice from 1982. He also served as the President of the ICJ between 1991 and 1994. In spite of your typical Argentine propensity for lying your argument is shown for the fraud that it is.
    Akehursts Modern Introduction to International Law By Peter Malanczuk
    ”… It is therefore not surprising that the General Assembly declared in 1970 that the modem prohibition against the acquisition of territory by conquest should not be construed as affecting titles to territory created 'prior to the Charter regime and valid under international law'..”

    May 18th, 2022 - 11:59 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • MarkWhelan

    To me it looks like Argentina has developed a new arrow for it's bow.
    Like all other arguments this one has the same fatal flaw. No matter how many times it is fired into the air it misses the target completely.
    Lets just add the “Putin Arrow” to the quiver and have a laugh as they shoot themselves in the arse again.
    Remember it's - - - Slowly back, Close your eyes, release.
    Now that wasn't too hard was it

    May 18th, 2022 - 12:48 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Martin Woodhead

    A tyrant tried to seize the Islands got a well deserved slap their battleship sunk and ceased being a military threat to anyone.
    Pootins lost his favorite toy and is in the process of being slapped

    May 18th, 2022 - 01:24 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • janway

    The people of Ukraine have chosen to remain outside Russia, didn't the Falkland Islanders also vote not to join Argentina? How is that not the same?

    May 18th, 2022 - 01:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Ratamacue

    Argentina has no legitimate rights over the Falklands. And he doesn't really look like he fully believes his own statements does he; and why should he as it's all lies!

    May 18th, 2022 - 01:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +5
  • Steve Potts

    Quote: ”It's the British that are saying that the territorial integrity of Ukraine must be defended, (from Russia) and it's the British that deny the defense of Argentina's territorial integrity..''

    Dear Jorge - Ooops

    Argentina’s strange views on territorial integrity. Falklands - Argentina’s Skewed Interpretation of Territorial Integrity (1 pg):

    May 18th, 2022 - 02:22 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Pugol-H

    As the Falklands have been British Territory since long before Argentina ever existed in any form and have never legitimately been Argentinian territory, they cannot ‘disrupt the territorial integrity of Argentina’.

    If you start with a wrong version of history, then everything predicated on that is going to be wrong as well.

    May 18th, 2022 - 02:48 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Monkeymagic

    if Island groups 300 miles from the coast (or 1000 miles in 1832) are de facto part of the “territorial integrity” we best start redrawing the map.

    Iceland becomes part of Ireland which becomes part of the UK which becomes France?
    New Guinea becomes part of Australia, which becomes part of Malaysia or is it vice versa...
    The entire Caribbean is part of the US or Mexico

    Or perhaps he is just talking bollox

    May 18th, 2022 - 07:44 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Roger Lorton

    Argentina has no rights.

    May 18th, 2022 - 11:20 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • The English Pirate

    In other news, Taianal found to be “too stupid to find his own arsehole if he had diarrhoea”

    May 18th, 2022 - 11:30 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Terence Hill

    “If Island groups 300 miles from the coast (or 1000 miles in 1832) are de facto part of the “territorial integrity”

    Firstly, title based on contiguity has no standing in international law.
    International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the North Sea continental shelf cases, in which Denmark and the Netherlands based their claim inter alia on the doctrine of proximity, i.e., that the part of the continental shelf closest to the part of the state in question falls automatically under that state's jurisdiction. In these cases the ICJ rejected any contiguity type of approach. As for continuity, it is argued, the 1958 Geneva Convention on the Continental Shelf and Contiguous Zone, Article 1, now contained in the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention, Article 76, does not support the view that coastal states have sovereignty over islands above the continental shelf. On the contary it laid down doctrine that islands had their own “continental shelves,” p.74 The Falklands/Malvinas Case Breaking the Deadlock in the Anglo-Argentine...
    By Roberto C. Laver

    May 20th, 2022 - 11:26 am - Link - Report abuse +1

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