Argentine President Alberto Fernández is to visit the Marambio Base in Antarctica in a move to ratify the country's bicontinental stance, it was reported in Casa Rosada. Fernández's trip will be the fourth visit of an Argentine head of state to Antarctica.
Guillermo Carmona, secretary of the Malvinas, Antarctica and Southern Atlantic Islands held a round of political talks in Spain in the framework of the bi-national cooperation understandings contemplated in the Buenos Aires Declaration from 2021. The document was signed by Argentine president Alberto Fernandez and his Spanish peer Pedro Sánchez and addressed the Argentina/Spain joint strategic action plan 2021/2023 referred to the Falklands/Malvinas and Gibraltar Questions as well as Antarctic and oceans cooperation.
The head of Argentina's Malvinas, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands, Guillermo Carmona had a Twitter exchange with former UK ambassador in Buenos Aires Mark Kent, who congratulated and celebrated the Argentine team's win of the Football World Cup in Qatar.
The Argentine foreign ministry is planning to release a Yearbook, on the 40th anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas war, reporting on all the activities displayed both domestically and internationally, with the purpose of honoring all combatants and Veterans, plus emphasizing the inalienable sovereignty rights of Argentina over the Islands, usurped by Britain in 1833. The launching date will take place on 3rd January 2023.
From Buenos Aires, Argentina objected to the presence of Princess Anne in the Falkland Islands during her six-day visit, with a brief release.
As was expected the Argentine reaction to Britain's negotiations with the Republic of Mauritius for the return of the Chagos archipelago, including Diego García island, has been immediate with a long release from the Foreign Ministry, once again calling for full negotiations on the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.
Ecuador's one House Legislative Assembly overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday in support of Argentina and “its battle in defense of Malvinas, South Georgia, and South Sandwich Islands, and adjoining maritime and insular spaces”, which according to the Argentine ministry of foreign affairs, “are illegitimately occupied by the United Kingdom”.
Argentina's secretary for Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic affairs, Guillermo Carmona, this week visited Uruguay where he met with the Senate's International Affairs Committee, as part of the round of contacts with neighboring countries to discuss South Atlantic and Antarctica issues.
Argentina's Secretary in charge of Malvinas, Antarctica, and the South Atlantic, Guillermo Carmona, following on his tour of neighboring countries, the first of which was Brazil, has now continued with a visit to Chile.
The Malvinas Question, Antarctica and Oceans Cooperation, and the revitalization of the Peace and Cooperation Zone in the South Atlantic, ZPCAS, forum were the main points of the agenda addressed by Argentina's special secretary on Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic affairs, Guillermo Carmona during his four-day visit to Brazil.