The General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Friday approved a declaration on the question of the Malvinas Islands calling for a “resumption of negotiations” between the Argentine and British states over the dispute over the archipelago’s sovereignty over the archipelago and asserting that Argentina has “legitimate rights”.
Countries such as Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay, Peru, Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica or El Salvador have ratified their “unwavering support” for Argentina’s request to restart negotiations with the United Kingdom, the “Latin American issue” of an archipelago that Argentina has “legitimate rights” to, according to Tellam.
“We once again ask the member states of the Organization of American States to continue to support the call for the resumption of negotiations between Argentina and the United Kingdom in order to resolve this conflict that affects the entire hemisphere,” Argentine Deputy Foreign Minister Pablo Titamante said. organization to support them.
After a joint declaration was issued by the Organization of American States, its Secretary General, Luis Almagro, affirmed the support the organization had “historically” given to the question of the Malvinas Islands, “occupied” since 1833 by London.
Almagro stressed in his letter, in which he summoned members of the Organization of American States “to support the achievement of this goal.”
In addition, it stressed that “unilateral exploitation or modification” carried out on “the platform or territorial seas” is not permitted, according to the aforementioned agency.
For his part, the Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Malvinas, Antarctica and the South Atlantic, confirmed in a statement that this announcement is “a new achievement for Malvinas.”
Likewise, he noted that the adopted declaration “expresses its satisfaction with the will of the Argentine government to continue to explore all possible avenues to resolve the conflict peacefully” and “for its constructive attitude in the interest of the people of the Malvinas Islands”.