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Montevideo, December 9th 2021 - 06:52 UTC

Tag: Humanitarian Project Plan

  • Thursday, March 18th 2021 - 20:28 UTC

    UK, Argentina and the Falklands signed an agreement for the second phase to identify soldiers fallen in 1982

    ICRC President Peter Maurer, the UK and Argentine representatives in Geneva and Ambassadors Braithwaite and Villegas at today's ceremony. (ICRC)

    The governments of the United Kingdom, the Falkland Islands and Argentina agreed on Thursday to carry out a new stage of the Humanitarian Project Plan that began in 2017 and has allowed the identification of 115 Argentine soldiers fallen during the 1982 armed conflict. The agreement was signed at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva, Switzerland and the Plan will be resumed in August, as confirmed by the British Embassy in Buenos Aires.

  • Thursday, November 28th 2019 - 09:58 UTC

    Falklands: Argentina and UK agree to extend Humanitarian Plan to identify remains in multiple grave

    The Argentine military cemetery close Darwin holds 230 graves

    The outgoing government of Argentine president Mauricio Macri and the United Kingdom are in talks for an extension of the humanitarian plan which, with Falkland Islands consent and under the guidance of the International Committee of the Red Cross had enabled the identification of 115 remains buried in the Islands with the sole reference, “Argentine soldier, only known to God”, the tragic legacy of the 1982 conflict.

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 07:46 UTC

    Argentina announces identification on 106th combatant buried in Falklands

    Castagnari makes the Air Fo first Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands whose remains are returned to Argentina.

    Remains of the 106th Argentine combatant buried in the Falkland Islands has been fully identified, announced on Thursday Argentina's Human Rights Secretary Claudio Avruj. The Argentine official said the name of the newly identified soldier will be released on Friday on request of the family who wished a day of intimacy, after 36 years of waiting news from their loved one.