UK Response to Argentina’s Claims Over the Falkand Islands

UK Response to Argentina’s Claims Over the Falkand Islands The UK Government remains in no doubt over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, nor of the right of the islanders to determine their own future.
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Lady Warsi confident Pope Francis will stay out of Falklands row

Minister for faith and communities says that the Holy See regards islands dispute as matter for Argentina and UKThe government’s minister for faith and communities has said she is “confident” that Pope Francis will not intervene in the row between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands, as she attended his inauguration mass in the […]
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Falkland islanders launch diplomatic offensive to counter Argentinians

Falkland Islands’ 99.8% ‘yes’ vote in sovereignty referendum is being rammed home on tour of Americas to drum up support Falkland islanders have launched a diplomatic offensive in the Americas to underline their overwhelming vote at the weekend to remain British. Amid euphoria after the 99.8% “yes” vote, some are also looking to increase the […]
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Borders and Southern shares soar after Falkland Islands well results

London-listed company carries out geological tests in the face of legal threats from ArgentinaThe possibility of an oil boom around the Falkland Islands which could further inflame tension between Britain and Argentina was raised on Thursday with “exciting” new well results and details on a separate £2bn production plan.Shares in Borders & Southern rocketed 59% […]
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Prime Minister’s Falklands statement

Prime Minister David Cameron has made a statement on the 30th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands. Mr Cameron said: “Today’s thirtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands is an opportunity to remember all those who lost their lives in the conflict and to look forward to what the future holds for […]
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Sir Martin Sorrell condemns Argentinian Falklands Olympics ad

WPP boss ‘appalled’ by ad made by one of his agencies, featuring Argentinian training on war memorial in FalklandsSir Martin Sorrell has condemned one of his advertising agencies for creating a TV commercial featuring an Argentinian Olympic athlete training on a war memorial on the Falkland Islands and called for it to be taken off […]
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Letters: In principle, the Falkland Islands belong to Argentina

Any “acceptable settlement” (The Falklands: 30 years on, 31 March) will recognise that the islands belong to Argentina, by virtue of the principle of uti possidetis juris.Following the British appropriation of Port Egmont in 1765, a Spanish military governor was appointed in 1767 to administer the islands. In 1776, by royal charter, the Spanish crown […]
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