Argentina and Portugal foreign ministers agreed on a fluid dialogue and standing contact during the next six months to address bilateral issues, the Mercosur/European Union trade deal and the Falklands/Malvinas question.
Mercosur countries will address environmental concerns raised by the European Union that have stalled ratification of a free trade deal between the two trade blocs, Argentina’s foreign minister said on Monday.
Argentine foreign minister Felipe Solá was involved in an incident which would have normally demanded his resignation or sacking, because he misinterpreted or simply invented the issues of a conversation between president elect Joe Biden and his Argentine peer, Alberto Fernandez triggering a serious diplomatic misunderstanding in a most delicate moment.
Argentina held a meeting with the European Union ambassador and 21 of 27 EU members' representatives in Buenos Aires and formally called for an end of the support for UK Falklands' sovereignty recognition in the ongoing Brexit negotiations between Brussels and London.
The Argentine government announced on Thursday some of the names that will be sitting at the National Council on Issues Relative to the Malvinas, South Georgia, and the South Sandwich Islands, as passed unanimously by the Argentine congress last August.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Felipe Sola on Monday called on Latin American and Caribbean countries to embrace “solidarity multilateralism” to overcome the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The General Assembly of the Organization of American States, OAS, supported a declaration on the Falklands/Malvinas question, reaffirming once again the need for the governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom to resume negotiations on the disputed sovereignty with the purpose of finding a peaceful solution to the prolonged controversy.
Minister Wendy Morton, acting as observer delegate spoke on Wednesday at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in response to the speech made by the Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá, in which he again claimed sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
Argentina was chosen as the seat of a new UNSECO Ocean Sciences Specialized Center, in the framework of OTGA, Ocean Teacher Global Academy, from the International Oceanographic Commission, ahead of the Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development Decade.
UK and Argentina exchanged notes on Thursday in order to advance to a new stage in the Humanitarian Project Plan, which between 2017 and 2019 enabled the identification of 115 Argentine soldiers who died in the Falkland Islands during the 1982 conflict.