May 21, 2013
Malvinas: Argentina to accept UN's mediation offer
The National government will officially accept the mediation offer made by the UN after the escalated diplomatic tensions between the United Kingdom and Argentina as the latter reinforced claims of sovereignty over the Malvinas, South Georgia, and Sandwich islands.
According to sources, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman will send and acceptance letter to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s mediation offer in order to find a diplomatic and peaceful solution in the dispute of sovereignty over the South Atlantic archipelago.
Timerman remarked the idea of achieving a “pacific solution through the establishment of dialogue between the two nations.”