The Argentine government will be claiming this week before the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, or C24, the resumption of negotiations with the United Kingdom for a peaceful solution to the sovereignty dispute over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.7 comments
The head of the Argentine Secretariat on Malvinas, Argentine Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands who will be also attending the UN Special Decolonization Committee this week said he was optimistic about a resumption of Falklands/Malvinas discussions with the UK.5 comments
Next June 23 Argentina will renew its request before the UN Special Committee on Decolonization, or C24, for the United Kingdom to resume negotiations on the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute, which have been suspended for forty years following the South Atlantic conflict.
“A historic event” is how Guillermo Carmona, the Argentine Secretary for Malvinas, South Atlantic islands, and Antarctica affairs described the confirmed resumption of the weekly air link between Punta Arenas in Chile and the Falkland Islands, with a monthly stop over at Rio Gallegos in Santa Cruz province.
In anticipation of the coming annual meeting of United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization or C24, Argentina's Secretary of Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands, Guillermo Carmona was at UN headquarters for a couple of days with the purpose of consolidating supports, indicated Argentine pro government media.
Argentine Foreign Minister and the head of the Malvinas, South Atlantic Islands and Antarctica Office strongly questioned the Queen's decision to award city status to the capital of the Falkland Islands.
Argentine media is reporting that Buenos Aires informed the UK is not willing to renew the 2019 political agreement which enabled the establishment of a second air link between the Falkland Islands and the continent (Brazil), but is prepared to discuss a new air link under different conditions.
The Argentine Post Office has launched a Malvinas Unites US stamp as part of the ongoing events of Malvinas 40 Years Agenda commemorating the South Atlantic conflict. The ceremony took place at the Palacio San Martín, the seat of the Argentine foreign ministry with the attendance of Pablo Tettamanti, Deputy minister; Guillermo Carmona head of the Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic Special Desk and Vanesa Piesciorovski, president of the Argentine Post Office.
The Latin American and Caribbean Parliament, (Parlatino) met this week in Panama and called on the international community to support Argentina's request for a resumption of Falkland/Malvinas Islands sovereignty talks with the UK. The issue addressed was the Malvinas Question, a Latin American cause.
Since the Falkland Islands ceased to be a European Union (EU) Community overseas territory after the Brexit, Argentina seeks more support from the bloc in the negotiation claim with the United Kingdom on the South Atlantic British territory. It was explained by the Argentine Secretary of Malvinas, Antarctica, and South Atlantic, Guillermo Carmona in an interview with EFE.