A recent survey by “The Daily Telegraph” has said that 74 percent of the polled consider the disputed resource-rich archipelago belong to Argentina. “British public opinion is changing,” Argentine ambassador to London affirmed as she ratified the South American country’s commitment with “dialogue.”
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has headed the central government rally to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Malvinas Islands War Argentina and the UK fought over the sovereignty of the South Atlantic territories back in 1982. 649 Argentine and 255 British soldiers lost their lives in the 74-day conflict.
The Malvinas Islands government announced the date on which a referendum in order to enable islanders to express their view on the political status of the islands will be held.
Joined by ruling party and opposition MPs, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman arrived in New York to address the UN Special Committee on Decolonization and urge the UK to sit at the negotiating table.
Argentine ambassador to the United Kingdom Alicia Castro renewed Argentina’s sovereignty claims over Malvinas Islands and put the Snowden spy row on London’s table: “We are free nations that neither need nor want to be spied on,” Castro warned.
Argentine Ambassador to the United Nations Jorge Argüello affirmed that the United Kingdom avoids “the social and employment assistance budget cut” for the Malvinas Islands because its inhabitants “would migrate to Argentina.”
The government repudiated the presence of a British frigate at the Southern Atlantic after the United Kingdom reported that the HMS Montrose was going to be in the area for six months in order to provide a “presence in the region” and protect “the British interests.”
Argentina’s Foreign Ministry renewed its claims for a “legitimate right” over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty and the need to resume “the bilateral negotiations process” with the United Kingdom in the 179 anniversary of the British occupation of the islands.
US computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co is set to cut 1,124 jobs in Britain as part of plans to lay off 27,000 employees globally by the end of 2014, the company said.
A gambler in England has placed what bookmakers say is one of the world's biggest ever political bets, wagering 400,000 pounds ($670,000) that Scots will reject independence in a referendum in September.
United States stated that it maintains its neutral position over the Malvinas Islands dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom and hopes for an agreed solution, an official source of the US government assured after the visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House.
The British embassy in Lima released a communiqué in which it stated that David Cameron’s government is “disappointed” on Peru after President Ollanta Humala decided to cancel the arrival of British frigate HMS Montrose to support Argentina’s claim over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.
The Organization of American States (OAS) gave its support to Ecuador over the conflict with United Kingdom over the diplomatic asylum granted by the andean country to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is to travel to Ireland this year in the first official visit by a British monarch since before the Irish state gained independence from Britain in 1921.
Queen Elizabeth will visit some of the most symbolic memorials of Ireland's struggle for independence from Britain when she travels to the republic next month, Buckingham Palace said.
British police are seeking an "unprecedented" court order to force the newspaper that led the coverage of a phone-hacking scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp empire to reveal its sources, the paper said.
UK’s Foreign Affairs Minister William Hague called his Uruguayan counterpart Luis Almagro to allow access of the ships with Malvinas Islands’ flags in his country’s ports. Almagro assured that he has ratified Uruguay’s decision over the issue.