Skip to comments.Argentina's leader tells UK to give up Falklands
Posted on 01/03/2013 4:26:01 AM PST by Olog-hai
Argentinas president called on Britain on Thursday to relinquish control of the Falkland Islands, accusing London of taking part in an act of blatant colonialism in claiming the wind-swept archipelago.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner published an open letter in the Guardian newspaper urging Prime Minister David Cameron to honor U.N. resolutions which she says backs her case for the return of the islands, which Argentina calls the Malvinas. She has made several similar demands in the past.
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Maybe the UK can put a price tag on it and sell it, in real gold and silver. ARgentina should be in a good position to fork over it’s CASH. (sarc)
Was it the British who coined the phrase, “don’t cry for Argentina “?
very few “leaders” do,
What do the people living on the Falklands want?
To be part of Britain, like they always have been. Argentina never had a claim to those islands.
When your domestic problems get to be too much, direct attention to a foreign “enemy”.
Socialist NAZIs up to their old tricks again.
Can’t fix the economy? Divert everyone’s attention and beat the drums of war.
Christiona, the socialist harpie, is having political problems and she’s doing what all liberal politicians do when faced with problems; she’s diverting attention from the REAL problem to something else.
Coupla old subs and a batallion of Boy Scouts with BB guns will secure the place.
Cameron doesn’t have the Iron Lady’s Army and Navy.
What do the people living on the Falklands want?...To remain English.
They were Spanish before Argentina’s independence (hence the Argentine claim); a British ship stopped there and planted a flag (hence the British claim).
That the people there want is irrelevant, because then the newcomer simply inundates it with settlers to claim they are answering a majority’s needs/desires. Happened in the north of Ireland, in Gibraltar, Morocco is doing it in Western Sahara, etc.
You’re an idiot. How far back in time do you want to reverse history?
“Youre an idiot.”
Beautiful; you worked so hard to graduate 8th grade and that’s what you come up with?
“How far back in time do you want to reverse history?”
As far back as modern demographics will bear. Hispanics are turning back the clock on the European settlement of the Americas; if Europeans won’t settle this land then the descendants of the original inhabitants will get it back. Nothing political about it; just nature taking its course.
I would do the same with Puerto Rico. MAKE it independent. Statehood is not their business-they are not entitled to an opinion.
It comes down to this. The islands belong to whomever is willing to fight for it and win. It’s like that all over the world and history. Does Argentina want to get into another war with the UK? We shall see.
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