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  • 31/08/2014 | Argentina

    'Social development cannot be jeopardised by the extorsion of tiny group of financiers'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman referred to Argentina’s plan to regulate international debt restructurings, to be presented on Tuesday before the UN's General Assembly, and stressed the importance of the project saying that “the legal loophole is huge” and that it affects “most of the countries in the world.”

  • 25/09/2014 | Argentina

    ‘Democracy is not imposed by bombing countries’

    In tune with president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's criticism about the US-led “war on terrorism” at the UN yesterday, Foreign Ministry Héctor Timerman said that “democracy is not imposed by bombing countries” and pointed out that the UN has “not authorized any military operation” against the Islamic State.

  • 26/09/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'Argentina not upset with US, Germany'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman played down today the diplomatic tension surged in the last hours with the United States and Germany amidst a legal battle between Argentina and the so called "vulture funds."

  • 28/09/2014 | Argentina

    ‘It is the first time an int’l institution will investigate vulture funds’

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman praised the resolution passed at the United Nations Human Rights Council condemning US hedge funds that took Argentina to court. The official pointed out that it is the first time the so called vulture funds will be subjected to an investigation by an international institution.

  • 29/09/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina claims Griesa contempt order 'violates international law'

    The Foreign Ministry has asserted that New York district judge Thomas Griesa's contempt ruling against Argentina is in clear breach of international law, adding that the decision had no practical ramifications against the nation and only served to aid the vulture fund campaign.

  • 08/10/2014 | Argentina

    Mercosur vehicles to use unified numberplates starting in 2016

    The five countries of the Mercosur trade bloc will use unified numberplates for their 0km vehicles starting in 2016, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman announced today from San Martín Palace in Buenos Aires city.

  • 16/11/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman to go to NY to discuss debt restructuring legal framework

    After attending the G20 summit in Brisbane, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman will travel to New York tomorrow to resume talks on the development of a legal framework to regulate restructuring of foreign sovereign debt, a project that was suggested by Argentina with the support of the G77+China and approved by the UN General Assembly in September.

  • 13/01/2015 | Argentina

    ‘I attended Paris rally on Sunday’

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that he did march in Paris on Sunday as a "common citizen" in the massive rally of solidarity after the terror attacks on France.

  • 14/01/2015 | Argentina

    Massa calls for Timerman’s resignation

    Renewal Front’s Sergio Massa called for Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman to resign, saying he “keeps making a fool of himself.” The minister came under heavy fire for his role at the historic rally against terrorism in Paris on Sunday.

  • 14/01/2015 | Argentina

    DAIA: This news has shocked us all

  • 15/01/2015 | Argentina

    Stiuso does not control me, decisions are mine’

    AMIA case prosecutor Alberto Nisman has responded to criticism from Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, who defined the episode as “a media show”. In reaction, the attorney said that “anything the accused has to say, he’ll say it before a Judge".

  • 16/01/2015 | Argentina

    INTERPOL's ex-head denies gov't requested cancellation of red notices

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman read an email by INTERPOL‘s former head Ronald Noble, that assured the country maintained its policy over the red notes.

  • 17/01/2015 | Argentina

    Berni anticipates a ‘disaster’ over Nisman’s meeting in Congress

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni expressed his support for Foreing Minister Héctor Timerman, who yesterday denied accusations by Prosector Albertno Nisman against several government officials over an alleged cover-up of the AMIA investigation.

  • 15/03/2015 | Argentina

    Israeli newspaper: Nisman no hero

  • 26/03/2015 | Argentina

    Federal Appeals Court dismisses late prosecutor Nisman’s accusation against CFK, top officials

    Court I of the City Federal Chamber has dismissed late prosecutor Alberto Nisman's accusation of a cover-up over the 1994 AMIA bombing, in which President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and other leading government figures were implicated by the former head investigator.

  • 28/04/2015 | Argentina

    Timerman quits AMIA with harsh criticism

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman today submitted his “indeclinable” resignation as an AMIA affiliate in a letter sent to the Jewish centre.

  • 10/06/2015 | Argentina

    Timerman rules out Mercosur-EU deal in summit

    Foreign minister Héctor Timerman has affirmed that a trade deal would not be signed between Mercosur and the European Union (EU) in the second summit of the Community of Latin American States (CELAC) and the European body, which is taking place in the Belgian city of Brussels.

  • 10/06/2015 | Argentina

    Timerman, Cameron in spat over Malvinas

  • 28/06/2015 | Argentina

    Timerman rules out another government post

    Foreign minister Héctor Timerman has affirmed that he will not seek another government post following the end of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's mandate in December, explaining that his cabinet tenure would end with CFK's exit.

  • 03/01/2011 | Argentina

    'CFK remains the best person to lead this country,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman once again showed his support of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s reelection and assured he stands with those who “believe that she must become our candidate in 2011.”

  • 11/01/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman praises joint export commission with Brazil

    Foreign minister Héctor Timerman confirmed that the intention of recent joint export commission with Brazil, “works well for boosting qualities and strengths” in both countries and “to go to the world with a wider offer than we could offer individually”.

  • 19/01/2011 | Argentina

    CFK's Middle East tour 'created possibilities that were previously unheard of,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s visit to the Middle East “is very important, because we’ve paved the road for possibilities that were previously unheard of.”

  • 28/01/2011 | Argentina

    'Bilateral relations cannot be based on Obama's visits,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman sustains that “the relationship with the United States is a fluid one where similarities exist, however there are also great differences.” He assured that “the analysis of bilateral relations cannot be based on whether Obama visits or not,” and that Washington “maintains interests over friendships.”

  • 30/01/2011 | Argentina

    'Our alliance with Brazil is indestructible,' Timerman says

    Only hours away from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's first official visit to the country, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman stated that the alliance between Argentina and Brazil “is indestructible” and assured that the good relationship between both countries “is what brings stability to the region.”

  • 01/02/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman considers trade deficit with Brazil is ‘concerning’

    Foreign minister Héctor Timerman revealed today that the trade deficit Argentina has with Brazil is “concerning”, and indicated that both nations are working “to reduce it.”

  • 01/02/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't refuses to comment on Egyptian crisis 'in order to avoid passing judgement'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that the government avoids taking a position in the Egyptian crisis, adding they would avoid "passing judgement on the issue."

  • 03/02/2011 | Argentina

    City gov't calls for Timerman's resignation after controversial 'torture' comments

    City Cabinet Chief Horario Rodríguez Larreta once again came out in defense of the decision to send Metropolitan Police officers to El Salvador to take part in an Anti-terrorism course, and asked President Fernández de Kirchner to demand Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman’s resignation after he said they were being trained in “repressive techniques.”

  • 06/02/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman calls Mayor Macri a ‘feudal lord’

    Controversy between the Macri administration and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman continues to grow due to the City Mayor’s decision to send Metropolitan Police officers to take part in a US-backed antiterrorism course in El Salvador.

  • 09/02/2011 | Argentina

    Metropolitan Police are often 'put down and insulted', Eugenio Burzaco

    In response to recent claims made by Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, Chief of Metropolitan Police Eugenio Burzaco mentioned that “occasionally people wish to insult and put down the work of the Met Police”, and said that, “the service is for Buenos Aires residents, and does not belong to Mauricio Macri”.

  • 12/02/2011 | Argentina

    Redrado blasts Timerman’s outburst, compares him to Galtieri’s gov’t

    Former Central Bank Governor Martín Redrado harshly criticized Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman for his uproar over the US training courses attended by officers of the Metropolitan Police force. Redrado compared him to the de facto President Galtieri and recommended him to read Charles Talleyrand.

  • 14/02/2011 | Argentina

    OAS Secretary General to meet with Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman

    The head of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, is scheduled to land in Buenos Aires early in the morning in order to meet with Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman.

  • 14/02/2011 | Argentina

    US gov't ‘not cooperating with investigation,’ Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman urged the US government to assist local authorities in the investigations concerning the material seized in the US Air Force plane that landed in the country last Thursday “for the sake of Argentine security.”

  • 04/03/2011 | Argentina

    ‘It’s important that G-77 and China let themselves be heard,’ Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman arrived in New York City today where he led the G-77 meeting. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon was also present. He mentioned the 'importance that G-77 and China let themselves be heard.'

  • 04/03/2011 | Argentina

    Argentine embassy in Libya evacuated

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman announced that Argentina “has evacuated its embassy in Libya” and reported that the staff has been transferred to Malta due to the tense situation the African country is living in.

  • 12/03/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman insists AMIA case be relit to be seen, 'across all forums'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman insisted the government relight the case over the AMIA attack, by suggesting it be looked at “across all forums,” after visiting the American Jewish Community (AJC) this week.

  • 17/03/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman commemorates 19th anniversary of Israeli Embassy terrorist atack

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman commemorated the 19th anniversary of the Israeli Embassy in Argentina that left 29 dead, assuring "it was an attack on all the people of Argentina."

  • 03/04/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina and Israel share an unbreakable bond,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that “Argentina and Israel are two countries that are friends with each other, who cooperate between them and hold an unbreakable bond,” before he is due to start an official visit to that country.

  • 12/05/2011 | Argentina

    China to purchase 500,000 tons of soy bean oil from Argentina

    After meeting with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the Government House, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and Chinese Trade and Commerce Minister Chen Deming announced during a joint press conference that China would be purchasing 500,000 tons of soy bean oil from Argentina, seemingly putting behind a bilateral conflict that was affecting trade between both countries since 2009.

  • 24/05/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't visit to Russia promises to strengthen strategic ties

    The Government visit to Russia, headed by Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, came to a close today with the promise of strengthening the strategic ties between both countries. Timerman mentioned, “it’s been a very important trip, to put in place strategic ties that were designed by President Cristina Kirchner and President Medvedev.”

  • 21/06/2011 | Argentina

    UN Committee reiterates talks over Malvinas claim should resume soon

    Foreign Minister Hector Timerman renewed today the Argentinean claim over the Malvinas islands during a meeting of the United Nations’ Decolonization Committee. He also questioned the unilateral exploitation of Malvinas natural resources and sustained that it was a “violation of international law and a disdainful gesture towards the international mandate.”

  • 17/07/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't considers possible Iran cooperation in AMIA case 'positive step forward'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that “if what was published in International press is confirmed, it would be an unprecendented and very positive step forward,” regarding Iran’s possible collaboration in the solving the bombing ofAMIA jewish community centre in 1994.

  • 26/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina is ready to negotiate with UK over Malvinas,' says Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, stated in Paris that “the United Kingdom cannot hide behind the fact that they are permanent members of the UN Security Council, to avoid talking over the Malvinas issue,” and reiterated that “Argentina feels as though its ready to negotiate and hopes that England is too.”

  • 01/08/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman tells French Foreign Minister he is 'appalled' over Salta double murder case

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman sent a letter to his French counterpart, Alain Juppé, in which he expressed being "appalled" over the killing of two French tourists in the Salta province. 

  • 10/08/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman receives UN General Assembly head, Joseph Deiss

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman received incumbent head of the United Nations General Assembly, Joseph Deiss today to discuss “the Malvinas situation and the international financial crisis,” said Timerman.

  • 08/09/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina and China are building a strategic relationship,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman stated today Argentina and China “are building a strategic relationship,” highlighting “positive investment activity” within bilateral connections, as he was heading a dinner with powerful Chinese executives, during his first activity on his China visit.  


  • 11/09/2011 | Argentina

    CFK travels to France to meet with Sarkozy

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner travelled to France accompanied by Foreign Minister, Héctor Timerman. The official visit will begin its planned activities on Monday. The President is to meet with her French pair, Nicolas Sarkozy, on Wednesday, news sources informed.

  • 21/09/2011 | Argentina

    President meets Piñera in last day in NY

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was invited to visit Chile during a meeting she held in New York City with her Chilean counterpart Sebastián Piñera, and said she will after the October 23 elections and before the end of her administration, according to Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman.

  • 23/09/2011 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'We support a world financial structural reform discussion'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said during a meeting with his G77 group plus China counterparts that Argentina supports global financial reforms discussions.

  • 14/01/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: 'there's no room for rejecting dialogue'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman urged the United Kingdom to desist of implementing measures that worsen the Malvinas islands conflict, and assured that “there is no space for rejecting dialogue.”

  • 21/01/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman praises US stance on Malvinas

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman praised the US stance on the conflict between Argentina and UK over the Malvinas islands sovereignty, after it called for both countries to solve the dispute "via bilateral dialogue."

  • 22/01/2012 | Argentina

    'UN doesn’t recognize Malvinas islanders’ right of self determination,’ Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said that "the United Nations does not recognize Malvinas islanders’ right of self determination" and reiterated the request to the British government to “sit down and negotiate, as it was established by the UN."

  • 05/02/2012 | Argentina

    'It's the UK who is alone in this, not Argentina,' Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said in Venezuela on Sunday that “Argentina is not alone on its sovereignty claim over the Malvinas Islands,” assuring that it’s the UK who is actually alone.

  • 09/02/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman, US envoy highlight efforts to 'safeguard democracy'

    The US Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson, met with Foreign and Education ministers Héctor Timerman and Alberto Sileoni this morning, and is scheduled to meet with Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina on Friday.

  • 10/02/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: Argentina denounces UK before UN

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman filed a complaint against the militarization of South Atlantic by the UK before the UN, as Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged both countries to avoid an escalade in the conflict and said the organization would intervene if both nations agree to it.

  • 13/02/2012 | Argentina

    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.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't accepts UN mediation offer over Malvinas dispute

    Through a letter sent to United Nations (UN) General Assembly President, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Argentina announced that it had accepted the organization's mediation offer to find a pacific solution to the Malvinas sovereignty conflict with the United Kingdom.

  • 30/12/2010 | Argentina

    Argentina, Brazil set to 'continue integration process,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured that once Dilma Roussef is inaugurated as the new Brazilian president, both Argentina and Brazil “will continue the integration process led by all Mercosur countries.”

  • 01/01/2011 | Argentina

    ‘Dilma understood the reasons why CFK couldn’t come,’ Timerman assures

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman took part of the swearing in ceremony of newly Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and said that the Head of State sent a message to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman confirms Chinese President’s visit to Argentina

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has confirmed the President of the Popular Republic of China, Xi Jinping, will be visiting Argentina during a tour of Latin America, scheduled for July.

  • 28/04/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman arrives in Israel to boost diplomatic ties

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman began a two-day visit to Israel today that aims to strengthen the diplomatic ties weakened last year after the signature in Buenos Aires of the memorandum of understanding with Iran for the investigation of AMIA bombing.

  • 03/07/2014 | Argentina

    OAS meeting: Kicillof calls for 'urgent solutions' against vulture funds actions

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof today requested urgent solutions to aid Argentina's debt restructuring process in the middle of litigation against the nations by vulture funds, at a special meeting called by the Organisation of American States (OAS).

  • 09/04/2012 | Argentina

    'It's the UK who sets a blockade in Malvinas,' Timerman says

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman accused today the United Kingdom of setting a “blockade against all Argentines” as the European country holds illegal occupation of the Malvinas Islands, during a presentation at the Peronist National Front headquarters.

  • 15/04/2012 | Argentina

    Summit balance 'very positive,' Minister Timerman assures

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman indicated that Argentina’s participation in the 6th Summit of the Americas “left a very positive balance,” and stressed on the importance of the bilateral meeting between President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and US president Barack Obama.

  • 23/04/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman denies EU's complaining letter over YPF

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman denied having received a complaining letter from the European Union’s Commissioner for Trade, Karel de Gucht, over the government’s expropriation plans of oil and gas company Repsol-YPF.

  • 26/04/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman says De Gucht's statements on YPF are 'unacceptable'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said the recent criticism from the European Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht regarding the YPF expropriation is “unacceptable,” and assured that it “surprised him due to his tone and approach.”

  • 06/05/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman blasts UK Defence Minister over apology demands

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman replied to recent demands of an apology made by English Defence Minister Phillip Hammond over a controversial Olympic ad shot in the Malvinas Islands and urged the UK to engage in negotiations.

  • 06/06/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman warns of 'special interests campaign' tarnishing Argentina's investment credibility

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman defended Argentina’s “profitability” and the “high quality of foreign investment” in the country, as he assured that there’s a “special interests campaign” led by international economic groups that are looking to hinder Argentina’s investment credibility.

  • 08/06/2012 | Argentina

    Malvinas: UK rejects invitation to Argentina

    UK Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne turned down an invitation sent by Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman to visit Argentina.

  • 19/06/2012 | Argentina

    G20 Summit: CFK calls for 'policies aimed towards consistent growth'

    Speaking last night at day one of the G20 Summit, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called on the international community to “sustain active policies aimed towards a consistent economic growth” as she stressed the “necessity of re-accessing the debt some countries bear with several different international institutions.”

  • 03/07/2012 | Argentina

    'Emerging economies' challenge is to boost development,' says Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman is in Azerbaijan along with a trade mission comprised of Argentine officials and businessmen to strengthen commercial ties with the Caucasus’ biggest country.

  • 27/09/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman holds meeting with Iranian officials in New York

    Argentine Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met with his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi at the United Nations headquarters in New York, and announced that they decided to continue negotiations through government officials from both ministries in Geneva next month.

  • 28/09/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman 'surprised' by Israel's reaction on Iran meeting

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, who assured he was not aware of the Israeli Embassy’s communiqué which harshly criticized Argentina's talks with Iran.

  • 19/10/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman calls for Ghana to 'assume its responsibility,' release Libertad frigate

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman demanded that Ghana “assumes its responsibility” of freeing the Libertad Frigate, which remains impounded in the African country’s port over claims of vulture funds.

  • 20/10/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't orders Libertad ship be evacuated

    The government ordered today that the naval training frigate Libertad stranded in Africa be evacuated, following the warning made yesterday that complaints would be taken to the UN over the issue.

  • 22/10/2012 | Argentina

    UN agrees to open talks with Ghana over Libertad frigate

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met today with top officials at the United Nations in New York to initiate talks over the illegal detention of the navy training frigate Libertad in Ghana.

  • 25/10/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman ratifies Argentina will 'get frigate back' without negotiating with vulture funds

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman stressed that Argentina will not negotiate with vulture funds in order to recover the Libertad navy training frigate, which remains impounded in a Ghanaian port since October 2, and whose crew arrived in Buenos Aires early on Thursday.

  • 14/11/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't reports Ghana to tribunal over Libertad

    The government formally reported Ghana today before the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, in a bid to try to recuperate the ship that has been detained in Tema port since October 2.

  • 17/11/2012 | Argentina

    'Relations between Spain and Argentina are good'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured that the relation with Spain is good, after he met with Spanish counterpart José Manuel García Margallo in Cádiz during the Ibero-American summit.

  • 01/12/2012 | Argentina

    AMIA probe: Argentina to launch new action plan for Iran talks

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman confirmed today that there were new meetings with envoys of the Iranian government over the probe handling the AMIA bombing, and assured that Argentina will present a new action plan in the next few weeks.

  • 26/12/2012 | Argentina

    Timerman denies economic ties with Iran over AMIA case

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met with the DAIA and AMIA Jewish organizations today, and stated that the government had “no economic interests” regarding the AMIA case, and that they were to “follow the line of the Judiciary.”

  • 07/01/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina assures 'progess being made' with Iran over AMIA bombing case

    The national government said today that progress was being made with Iran regarding the legal proceedings for the 1994 AMIA bombing case.

  • 29/01/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman meets with DAIA, AMIA and relatives of victims, rejects criticism

    After meeting with officials from the AMIA and DAIA Jewish organizations and relatives of the 1994 bombing victims, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured that the agreement with Iran to create a truth commission “does not ignore the local justice system’s investigation.”

  • 30/01/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman meets with Israeli ambassador, expresses 'irritation'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met with Israeli ambassador to Argentina Dorit Shavit, and expressed the “surprise and irritation” that the National Government felt after learning that Tel Aviv had summoned the Argentine ambassador to Israel.

  • 31/01/2013 | Argentina

    UK requests meeting with Timerman, Malvinas assembly members

    Britain has invited Argentina to sit down for talks over the Malvinas islands next week, upon Héctor Timerman's scheduled visit to London.

  • 31/01/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman turns down meeting with Hague, Malvinas assembly members

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman turned down an invitation by his British counterpart William Hague to take part in a meeting in London with representatives of the Malvinas government, assuring that “the international community does not accept the involvement of a third party” in the sovereignty issue.

  • 01/02/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA rejects Argentina-Iran deal

    The head of the AMIA, Guillermo Borger, confirmed its rejection towards the deal signed between Argentina and Iran to create an independent international “truth commission” in the investigation of the 1994 AMIA terrorist attack.

  • 04/02/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'Argentina is an incomplete country without Malvinas'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman arrived in London today to meet with an Argentine-United Kingdom multi-party parliamentary group and the 18 pro-dialogue groups from across the European Union tomorrow.

  • 05/02/2013 | Argentina

    'Malvinas islanders referendum has no legal value,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman indicated this morning that the referendum Malvinas islanders will submit regarding their views of the archipelago political status is “mere advertising without any legal value.”

  • 06/02/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: Malvinas sets a test for international legal system

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured today that the Malvinas sovereignty debate “is not just another case of colonialism but a situation that tests the entire international justice system.”

  • 07/02/2013 | Argentina

    UK’s intransigent position on Malvinas 'smells like petroleum’

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said today that the British government’s position on Malvinas Islands “smells too much like petroleum”, revealing that UK’s biggest interest in keeping the invaded archipelago is due to potential oil findings.

  • 10/02/2013 | Argentina

    Hague: 'To say Argentina will have Malvinas islands within 20 years is a fantasy'

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague deemed Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman’s comments regarding the fact that the Malvinas islands will not likely continue under British rule for other 20 years “a fantasy.”

  • 12/02/2013 | Argentina

    Iran: no grilling of minister for AMIA attack

    A statement made by an Iranian official yesterday directly rejecting Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman’s insistence that key figures in the current Iran administration would be involved in the bilateral truth commission into the 1994 AMIA attack provoked outrage from politicians and the Jewish community yesterday.

  • 12/02/2013 | Argentina

    No tea for two T’s

    By Carolina Barros

    The “sheer lie” attributed to “some Western and Israeli media” is not a typical venial sin of diplomatic language but a bullet straight in the forehead of Héctor Timerman, the woebegone foreign minister of the Cristina Kirchner administration.

  • 17/02/2013 | Argentina

    'The commision came up from an Iranian request,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured today that the creation of the joint commision to investigat the AMIA bombing “came up from an Iranian request” and revealed that Iran tried to set up a series of conditions which were rejected by Argentina.

  • 18/02/2013 | Argentina

    'I went to discuss AMIA with Iran, not the Holocaust,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman continued his strong defense of the bilateral agreement signed between Argentina and Iran regarding the AMIA bombing investigation and targeted “divisive sectors in Israel” that are looking for a “military solution” against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s government.

  • 12/08/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman slams 'anti-Argentine campaign' by vulture funds

    Argentina Foreigjn Minister Héctor Timerman has strongly criticised a supposed "anti-Argentina campaign" carried out by members of the vulture funds in the US Congress, as he met with legislators from the country in a summit.

  • 09/09/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'Two circles in Argentina'

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman today referred to the so called “red circle” controversy saying that there are “two circles” in Argentina, “the red one, and the blue and white circle.”

  • 04/12/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman calls on developed nations to reduce protectionism

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has urged the world's most advanced economies to lower trade barriers, particularly for agricultural, stating that it was a necessary measure to encourage growth in developing nations.

  • 03/01/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman: 'We can tell why Israel opposes Arg-Iran memorandum'

    Argentine foreign minister, Héctor Timerman criticized the statements of Israel's former ambassador Itzhak Avirán, arguing that they “show that information was hidden from the Argentine Justice”.

  • 19/02/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman visits Saudi Arabia in official meeting

    Foreign Minister, Héctor Timerman today visited Saudi Arabia to mark the first ever official meeting between the two countries.

  • 10/03/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman: European Union seeks 'direct dialogue' with Argentina

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has revealed that the European Union has requested direct talks with Argentina, after a meeting held between President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and European Commission vice-president Antonio Tajani.

  • 13/03/2014 | Argentina

    Timerman hits back at UK minister over Malvinas dispute

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman has responded to British Minister of State for the Foreign Office Hugo Swire, who stated earlier today that he would rather sit at the negotiating table with Sergio Massa or Mauricio Macri to discuss the sovereignty of the Malvinas.

  • 01/04/2014 | Argentina

    ‘When GB agrees to negotiations there will be no way to deny Malvinas are Argentine’

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman today has said that when Great Britain agrees to sit for negotiations over the Malvinas there will be “no way to deny” the Islands belong to Argentina, during a photographic exhibition named “Argentina’s Malvinas: our Islands in images”, held at the Foreign Ministry.

  • 21/04/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina, Paraguay agree to seek solution over Yacyretá debt

    The Argentine and Paraguayan governments have agreed to tighten bilateral relations in a bid to find a solution for the liabilities held by the Binational Yacyretá Entity, the organisation charged with running the dam of the same name.

  • 26/02/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA case: General Attorney sources rule out Timerman provided key data

    Sources from the Public Prosecutor's office investigating the AMIA bombing assured that Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman did not give any key clue to clarify the terrorist attack that left 85 deaths, as the official assured today during his briefing at the Lower House.

  • 08/03/2013 | Argentina

    'UK wants to distort the controversy with the referendum'

    The Foreign Ministry rejected the referendum that is going to take part at the Malvinas Islands on Sunday and Monday, and affirmed that "the UK is trying to distort the controversy with Argentina instead of solving it."

  • 15/03/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA: Interpol assures red alerts on suspects will not be lifted

    In a press conference offered at the Government House today, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman said the government received this morning a letter from Interpol stressing that the memorandum of understanding signed between the Argentinean and Iranian governments last month meant a “positive progress” for the investigation of the AMIA bombing.

  • 30/04/2013 | Argentina

    Justice reform: Gov't responds to UN Special Rapporteur critics

    The Government said it’s irritated by the recent announcement of UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Gabriela Knaul, regarding to her critics of the justice reform. Knaul urged the Government to review the bills on the Magistrates Council reform and ruling of the cautionary measures.

  • 18/05/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina urges the United Nations to revise decolonization process

    The government today questioned the UK after its negative vote at the United Nations General Assembly "to place French Polynesia back on the UN list of territories that should be decolonised." Additionally, the government renewed its claim over the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands territory.

  • 10/07/2013 | Argentina

    Timerman: Argentina has not offered Snowden asylum

    Foreign Relations Minister Héctor Timerman has questioned United States spy missions in Latin America, but also denied that Argentina had offered asylum to former intelligence agent Edward Snowden.

  • 15/03/2012 | Argentina

    'Gov't will sanction banks, companies and funds backing Malvinas illegal oil drills,' Timerman

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman gave a press conference announcing sanctions against banks and companies that partner with and/or finance oil companies conducting oil drills in Malvinas Islands. This in hand, the Argentine government took another step in the late diplomatic cross-fire with the UK over the sovereignty of the Malvinas, Sandwich, and South Georgia islands in the South Atlantic Ocean.

  • 27/03/2012 | World

    UK, Argentina clash over nuclear submarine comment

    Britain has officially denied sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic region today. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg dismissed what he called ''baseless insinuations'' during a speech at the international Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.

  • 15/07/2013 | World

    Timerman reports alleged US spying in Argentina

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman today said that during the Mercosur summit held last week in Montevideo, Uruguay, he was handed in documentation by an intelligence service of another country which contained confidential information of Argentine top officials and opposition leaders.

  • 02/11/2012 | World

    South Africa admits Espora corvette could also be impounded

    A month after the Libertad frigate was impounded, South African Foreign Affairs Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane confirmed that the Navy's Espora corvette moored at Cape Town could be retained over a lawsuit filed by vulture fund.

  • 18/09/2012 | World

    Iran calls Foreign Minister for a meeting at UN

    Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi summoned his Argentine counterpart Héctor Timerman for a meeting to be held next week at the United Nations General Assembly, the Ministry reported.

  • 24/04/2012 | World

    European Commission 'surprised' at Timerman’s denial on YPF letter

    The European Commission expressed today its astonishment over Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman remarks regarding a letter sent by the European Union last week.

  • 29/07/2014 | Latin America

    CFK praises MERCOSUR support in vulture fund case

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today addressed fellow heads of state at the 46th Mercosur summit, where she thanked members of the bloc for their support over the ongoing fight with holdout investors in the New York courts.

  • 13/03/2012 | Latin America

    Timerman, Patriota warn about presence of nuclear weapons in Latin America

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman met in Sao Paulo with his Brazilian counterpart, Antonio Patriota, and they both stressed on the need to keep strengthening the bilateral relationship. They also expressed “concern” about the possible presence of nuclear weapons in the South Atlantic area.

  • 22/08/2011 | Latin America

    Timerman stresses good relations between Argentina and Uruguay

    Foreign minister Héctor Timerman stressed today relations between Argentina and Uruguay “always were and are ideal”, and stated “problems are in the past, conflicts solved and past quarrels are buried”, the top official sustained.

  • 16/03/2011 | Latin America

    Argentina, Uruguay sign treaties, aim to improve bilateral trade

    Argentina and Uruguay signed several treaties with the aim of improving bilateral trade, limiting rivers navigation and other issues, within the Second Binational Meeting of Ministers.

  • 07/01/2011 | Latin America

    Timerman claims Uruguay to report ‘modifications’ on pulp mill in Colonia

    Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and his Uruguayan counterpart, Luis Almagro, confirmed that the construction of a pulp mill in Colonia de Sacramento, on the banks of the River Plate facing Argentina, will be based in the bilateral treaty.

  • 26/02/2013 | Argentina

    Deal with Iran cleared for debate at Lower House

    The bilateral accord between Argentina and Iran to investigate the 1994 AMIA bombing was cleared for debate by the Lower House committees and will be discussed tomorrow at the floor. Earlier, Timerman clashed with opposition lawmakers during his briefing over the case.

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