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C24 resolution calls on Argentina and UK to resume Falklands' negotiations

Friday, June 24th 2022 - 10:18 UTC
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Chile introduced the resolution text noting that the question under consideration is a highly sensitive issue for the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean Chile introduced the resolution text noting that the question under consideration is a highly sensitive issue for the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

The Special Committee on Decolonization adopted on Thursday a resolution requesting the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom to consolidate the current process of dialogue through the resumption of negotiations to find a peaceful solution to the sovereignty dispute relating to the question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).

By the terms of the text titled “Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)”, which was adopted without a vote, the Special Committee regretted that, despite the widespread international support for a negotiation between the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom, the implementation of the General Assembly resolutions on this question has not yet started.

By other terms, it reiterated that the way to put an end to the special and particular colonial situation in the question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) is the peaceful and negotiated settlement of the dispute over sovereignty between the two Governments.

The representative of Chile, introducing the text, noted that the question under consideration is a highly sensitive issue for the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, who have expressed support for the legitimate rights of Argentina in multiple regional forums. The draft resolution reflects the key principles established by the United Nations to resolve this special and particular case, she said, pointing to the need for a negotiated solution.

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  • Judge Jose

    The C24 are clueless, just what is there to talk about, Argentina wants the Falklands, the islanders say you cant have them, end of negotiations,

    Jun 24th, 2022 - 10:31 am +5
  • Terence Hill

    “Their Republic in a processes that preceded by at least a decade the arrival of British subjects to those islands,”

    “Thus, in the Island of Palmas case, decided in 1928, an international tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague explicitly recognized the validity of conquest as a mode of acquiring territory when it declared in its decision”

    10 Island of Palmas case (Netherlands v. USA) (1928), RIAA 2 (1949),ß
    additional comments are by Dr. Korman
    The Acquisition of Territory by Force in International Law and Practice
    by SHARON KORMAN

    “..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'..”
    Akehursts Modern Introduction to International Law By Peter Malanczuk

    Jun 24th, 2022 - 06:32 pm +5
  • Judge Jose

    More distortion of facts Trimonde, the islands were already claimed by Britain, no one was forced to leave other than an illegal military garrison of 24 soldiers who raped and murdered, they were warned twice not to go and warned again to leave when they arrived, the 1810 claim of yours is nonsense, you were not even a country,

    Jun 24th, 2022 - 06:32 pm +5
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