Saturday, February 11, 2012

Argentina accepted the proposal of UN mediation by Malvinas Islands (Falklands)

Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, said Saturday that Argentina "accepts the offer of mediation by the president of the United Nations General Assembly (UN), Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, to seek a peaceful solution through dialogue," the dispute with the United Kingdom over the sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.

After the meeting carried on Friday by the two officials in the UN headquarters in New York, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, "pledged his willingness to coordinate between the parties as necessary" and reiterated "its readiness to support efforts to resolve any dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom ", recorded by his spokesman in a statement.

In that sense, Al-Nasser "expressed his hope that the governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom to resolve any dispute peacefully through mediation and dialogue and in accordance with international law."

Meanwhile Timerman said that Argentina "accepts the offer of mediation," the President of the General Assembly in order to "seek a peaceful solution through dialogue" to the dispute between the two countries over the sovereignty of the Islands.

The official response to the initiative of the United Nations representative, will be sent in writing on Monday, said the Chancellor.

On the same day on which the meeting took place between Timerman and Al-Nasser, the Argentine foreign minister complained to the international arms increased by Great Britain in the South Atlantic.

For its part, the British government admitted the presence of nuclear weapons. The British Ambassador to the UN, Lyall Grant, also warned to Argentina if it intends to "use" the anniversary of the April 2 for a military adventure.

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