The BBC reports:
Rishi Sunak’s spokesman has said there is “no doubt” the Falkland Islands are British after Argentina’s new president said it was time to “get them back”. Javier Milei, elected as Argentina’s president on Sunday, said Buenos Aires had “non-negotiable sovereignty” over the islands.
And he vowed to get the islands back through “diplomatic channels”. But the UK prime minister’s spokesman said the issue of sovereignty “was settled decisively some time ago”.
Argentina has long claimed sovereignty over the islands, a British overseas territory in the south-west Atlantic Ocean. The two countries fought a war over the issue, after Argentine forces invaded the islands in 1982.
Read the full article. And it was just a few hours ago when I predicted here that Argentina is going to be in the news a lot thanks to its nutbag new president.
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