Argentine authorities have condemned over the weekend an announcement by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson regarding next year's 40th anniversary years of the Falklands War.
Argentina's Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands Affairs Secretary, Guillermo Carmona was recently in Peru to prop support for the campaign planned to reinstate the Falklands/Malvinas dispute top of the country's international agenda, in coincidence with the 40th anniversary of the 1982 conflict that followed Argentina's invasion of the Islands.
Russia's Ambassador to Buenos Aires Dmitri Feoktiskov met with Defense Minister Jorge Taiana to convey yet again his country's interest in selling military equipment to the South American country, it was reported Friday.
The appointment of former Mendoza Deputy Guillermo Carmona at the helm of the Malvinas Secretariat has been interpreted by the Argentine armed forces as a sign that the Government intends to toughen up on the sovereignty dispute with the United Kingdom, it was reported.
After Argentine President, Alberto Fernández appointed Daniel Filmus as Science Minister, the position of Malvinas Islands Secretary had been vacant until Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero announced Friday he had chosen former Mendoza National Deputy Guillermo Carmona for the job.
Argentine FPV legislators filed a motion to impeach Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie for failing to fulfill his duties as a public official when he called for the Falkland Islanders to be respected and to generate a bond with them “as two peoples” who live in the South Atlantic.
Argentina's foreign minister Jorge Faurie has been summoned this Monday to the Foreign Affairs commission of the Lower House to explain relations between Argentina and the United Kingdom as well as his latest statements regarding the Falkland Islands and its people, in interviews with the London media.
The Argentine Senate unanimously (58/58) passed a bill with a special pensions' scheme, described as exceptional and optional for those citizens who were involved in the Malvinas war. The vote was cheered by the veterans present at the session's discussion.
Irish lawmakers expressed support for the compliance of UN Resolution 2065 which acknowledges the Argentine/UK Falkland Islands dispute and dismissed any International law consequences from the recent referendum held in the Falkland Islands ratifying British sovereignty, according to Argentine legislators that were received at the parliament in Dublin.
A delegation of Argentine lawmakers headed by the presidents of the foreign affairs committees from the Senate, Daniel Filmus and Lower House, Guillermo Carmona are currently in Dublin where they will discuss with their peers and Irish authorities Argentina’s position in the Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty dispute.