BUENOS AIRES, April 18 (Xinhua) – Argentina on Monday condemned a British military operation in the Malvinas, an area in the South Atlantic Ocean that the South American country considers but is now controlled by Britain.
On April 18-29, the United Kingdom resumed military exercises in the Malvinas Islands, involving “British forces stationed in the Malvinas Islands, along with the Duke of Lancaster’s illegitimate defense forces, along with the Royal Navy.” “The Royal Air Force is part of the illegal occupation of the Malvinas Islands in the United Kingdom,” the Argentine Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
“Argentina strongly rejects these military exercises in the territory of illegally occupied Argentina, which are an unjustified display of force,” the statement said.
The exercise’s deviating from numerous UN resolutions calling on Argentina and the United Kingdom to resume talks to find a peaceful and lasting solution to the sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas. “, – it is said in the announcement.
The Argentine government reaffirmed its “sovereignty over the Malvinas” and reaffirmed its readiness to resume talks to resolve the dispute.
According to the BBC, the spokesman of the British Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the military exercises are normal, they are held at least twice a year, they are held for many years.
Argentina իտանի Britain fought for the Malvinas Islands, also known to the British as the Falklands, from April 2, 1982 to June 14.
Argentina condemns new British military exercises in the South Atlantic
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