‘WE WILL RETURN’ Argentina vows to ‘NEVER STOP’ trying to take back the Falkland Islands

Anniversary of the Falklands conflict

The comments came at the 35th anniversary of the beginning of the 1982 conflict with the UK [Getty]

 

ARGENTINA “will never cease to claim” the Falklands and “will return to the Islands”, a government minister has claimed in the latest threat by the South American nation.

Recent reports suggest Argentina is looking to make a renewed bid to gain control of the Falkland Islands, as Britain pushes forward with its Brexit plans.

Rogelio Frigerio, the Minister of Interior Affairs, said: “We will never cease to claim what belongs to us. Not one single day of our lives are we going to let our arms down.

“Let these 35 years help us look to the future and find intelligent paths to advance in our legitimate claim over the Islands’ sovereignty.”

While the islanders have remained staunchly in favour of remaining British, they did not back Brexit in last June’s referendum.

The Argentinian MP said: “We are here to confirm our conviction that some day we will stop thinking of our Islands as some distant dream, and so that the community continues to sustain a standing live homage to the heroes of the motherland”.

Frigerio made the comments at the official main event of the 35th anniversary of the beginning of the 1982 conflict with the UK.

Full article: ‘WE WILL RETURN’ Argentina vows to ‘NEVER STOP’ trying to take back the Falkland Islands (Express)

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