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Tag: Argentine Continental Platform

  • Tuesday, March 28th 2017 - 08:12 UTC

    Argentina defines continental shelf limits with the exception of the Falklands and Antarctica areas

     Minister Malcorra and the panel of government officials which made the announcement on Argentina's definitive continental shelf external limits

    Argentine foreign minister Susana Malcorra has announced that Argentina has definitive international support for its defined continental shelf limits, with the exception of the Falklands/Malvinas, South Georgia, in dispute with the UK, and those covered by the Antarctic Treaty, which are not considered by the UN because of a sovereignty litigation or an international treaty.

  • Thursday, March 17th 2011 - 21:05 UTC

    Argentina further tightens the noose on the Falkland Islands

    Fernando Pino Solanas, an ultra nationalist controversial figure of Argentine politics

    The Argentine senate unanimously approved Wednesday a bill that bars companies and persons from participating in hydrocarbons exploration and exploitation activities in the Argentine continental platform (which includes the Falkland Islands), and proscribes fines for infractions and barring periods of time from 5 to 20 years for companies that violate the law.