Britain has decided not to invite Argentine President Cristina Kirchner to the funeral of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Downing Street said over Falkland Islands dispute.
Falkland Islands lawmakers have said they will not back down in the face of Argentina’s efforts to claim the South Atlantic territory.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s papers revealed that there was division within Conservative Party over how government should respond to Argentina’s invasion of the Falkland Islands.
In a two-day referendum that recorded a turnout of 92 percent, 99% islanders voted in favour of staying British.
Britain is hoping this weekend`s referendum on the political status of the Falkland Islands will push the US and other neutral govts off the fence in its territorial dispute with Argentina.
Britain’s defence chiefs have drawn up new contingency plans to prevent hostile action by Argentina towards the Falkland Islands.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the country is prepared to defend the Falkland Islands with military force if Argentina launched another invasion.
The advert shows Olympic hopeful Fernando Zylberberg training on “Argentine soil” in the Falkland Islands.
Britain and Argentina marked 30 years since the invasion of the Falkland Islands triggered a 74-day war.
David Cameron reaffirmed Britain`s commitment to defending the islanders` right to choose their fate.
Sean Penn is accusing British media of pushing for war instead of diplomacy to resolve UK`s dispute with Argentina.
Britain and Argentina fought a 10-week war over the Falkland Islands in 1982 after Argentina invaded the South Atlantic islands.
A website ran a photo of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to illustrate a story about her vitriolic speech about the territory.
Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez accused Britain of "militarising the South Atlantic" and said she would complain to UN.
UK`s claimed PM has personally approved plans to send one of the Royal Navy`s most advanced nuclear
submarines to the disputed archipelago.
Prince William has joined duty as a
helicopter pilot with the Royal Air Force in Falkland Islands
amidst renewed tensions between Argentina and UK.
London`s tabloids, British leaders are depicting Argentina as dangerous 30 years after its invasion of the Falkland Islands.
Britain and Argentina have been trading barbs in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of Argentina`s April 1982 invasion.
Defence spokesperson added that warships had nothing to do with
increased tensions between the UK and Argentina.
A former head of British Army said that defence cuts have made it ‘impossible’ to win the Falkland Islands back.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
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