The Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands asked to speak with Timerman
January 31, 2013
The Falklands Legislative Assembly requested a meeting with the Argentine foreign minister next week, when he is in London.
Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman held next week a trip to London and the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands requested a meeting to express concern at the measures taken by the Argentine government in recent times.
The communiqué of the meeting notes: “We want to assure anyone who is concerned about this fact that we will not negotiate any agreement with Argentina. We expect an open and frank exchange of glances. We look forward to Mr. Timerman a message about the unacceptability are Argentine actions against the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) in recent years. “
“Informed about the visit of Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, next week, we’ve invited to a meeting with Secretary of Foreign Affairs and representatives of the government of the Falkland Islands,” said a spokesman for the British Foreign Office.
The Journal of the Islands, Penguin News said two legislators will travel to London. “We demand respect for our rights and we are left alone to choose our future and develop our country for our children and generations to come. It would be right for him to hear it directly from us, and Mr. (British Foreign Minister, William) Hague”.