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Montevideo, March 24th 2023 - 07:22 UTC

Tag: Foradori-Duncan agreement

  • Tuesday, March 14th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Little has changed since the referendum, MLA Pollard tells Clarín

    “I think we are being used as a distraction” by the Argentine government, Pollard told Clarín

    Marking the 10th anniversary of the Falklands Islands referendum regarding self-determination, MLA Mark Pollard was interviewed by Buenos Aires' Clarín to discuss that consultation and other topics regarding current events involving the South Atlantic overseas territories.

  • Thursday, March 2nd 2023 - 15:10 UTC

    Argentina withdraws from Foradori-Duncan Treaty

    Cafiero suggested Cleverly that Argentina and the UK sat in New York at the UN headquarters to discuss sovereignty over the Falklands and the other South Atlantic islands

    Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Thursday told his British colleague James Cleverly that the South American country was pulling out of the Foradori-Duncan agreement signed between both countries in 2016 and which was pivotal to the identification of bodies of soldiers known only to God buried in the Falkland Islands, among other improvements in bilateral ties.

  • Friday, April 29th 2022 - 09:50 UTC

    Duncan downplays comments on Foradori, but damage to Falklands' 2016 Joint Statement has been done

    Sir Ian Duncan and Carlos Foradori during the 2016 negotiations

    Ex Foreign Office minister for the Americas, Alan Duncan has said that former Argentine deputy foreign minister Carlos Foradori was a formidable negotiator, despite having written in a book on his memoirs that his counterpart in trade, cooperation and Falklands/Malvinas negotiations at the British embassy cellar in Buenos Aires, rang the following morning to say he “was pissed” since the night before he had drank too much.

  • Wednesday, April 27th 2022 - 10:05 UTC

    Argentina targeting the Foradori/Duncan statement on the Falklands

    Duncan and Foradori during the signing of the Joint Statement of September 2016

    Argentine foreign minister Santiago Cafiero has ordered an internal investigation to determine whether former deputy foreign minister Carlos Foradori back in 2016, became drunk during a meeting with British diplomats in which UK and Argentina agreed to an improved relationship through closer cooperation on areas of mutual interest, including a chapter on the Falkland Islands.

  • Monday, March 7th 2022 - 09:55 UTC

    Controversy over empty bench in Argentine Congress representing Malvinas

     Governor Melella recalled that the 'usurped' archipelago, under Argentine law, is  already in the jurisdiction of Tierra del Fuego province

    A “nutty” initiative, Tierra del Fuego governor Gustavo Melella described the proposal by several Argentine lawmakers to create in Congress a Malvinas Islands bench, which would remain empty covered with an Argentine flag until the legitimate occupier arrives, a symbolic sovereignty claim over the Islands 'usurped' by Great Britain.

  • Thursday, April 1st 2021 - 09:48 UTC

    Argentine Foreign Ministry denies report regarding termination of Madrid I, II and Foradori-Duncan agreements with UK

    The Foradori-Duncan accord had brought about significant progress in diplomatic relations between Argentina and the UK.

    Argentina's Foreign Ministry Wednesday denied an alleged scoop published by the Buenos Aires daily Infobae, according to which the administration of President Alberto Fernández was eyeing the termination of the bilateral agreements with the United Kingdom regarding the issue of the Falkland Islands.

  • Thursday, October 17th 2019 - 09:56 UTC

    Argentina has bent over to please the UK while gaining nothing in return

    Since the Foradori-Duncan joint communiqué, 13 Sept. 2016, Argentina has been extremely generous with UK in questions pertaining exclusively to British interests

    By Facundo Rodriguez (*) - It's now been three years since the British and Argentine governments signed the Foradori-Duncan agreement and committed to taking “appropriate measures to remove all obstacles limiting the economic growth and sustainable development” of the Falkland/Malvinas Islands.