On the day of Argentina’s sovereignty over the Malvinas/Falklands, the Government reaffirmed its “exclusive authority” over the islands.
Today, the day of Argentina’s sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, Argentina’s Foreign Ministry reaffirmed in a statement, “on the current situation arising from the illegal unilateral action of hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation in the area illegally occupied by the United Kingdom, the Government of Argentina reaffirms its exclusive authority to establish conditions conducive to the activities on the hydrocarbons in the continental shelf areas of Argentina.”
The statement added that “Therefore, any attempt to authorize the execution of those activities that do not emanate from the Argentine government is an illegal act against both the Argentine law and international law” and explains “In addition, various agencies and international fora, including which highlights the United Nations Organization and the Organization of American States, the Ibero-American Summits, the Peace and Cooperation Zone South Atlantic, the Summit of South American – Arab Countries, the South American Summit – Africa , the Rio Group Summit of Latin America and the Caribbean, recognize the existence of the sovereignty dispute and urged both sides to resume the negotiating process. “
“The government of Argentina today reiterates once again its continued willingness to resume negotiations aimed at finding a peaceful and lasting solution to the sovereignty dispute in the question of the Malvinas Islands” the statement said, indicating that, without But “unfortunately, until now, a persistent and unjustified refusal of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, thus perpetuating an anachronistic colonial situation incompatible with the passing of time.”
On June 10 marks the Day of Affirmation of Argentine rights to the Malvinas Islands and the Antarctic Sector. That same day, in 1829, it was created the Political and Military Command of the Malvinas Islands and adjacent to Cape Horn in the Atlantic Ocean, by Decree of the Acting Governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, Brigadier General Martin Rodriguez.
The statement concludes that Argentina is looking for a peaceful diplomatic settlement for a satisfactory solution to the issue.