The UN committee renewed its call for the resumption of dialogue on the islands

Within the framework of the session, the delegations of China, Indonesia, Syria, Russia, Antigua and Barbuda, East Timor and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, members of C 24, intervened in support of the resumption of sovereignty negotiations.

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The meeting seated in favor of Argentina’s position on the Malvinas Islands

During the meeting of the Committee, several statements in favor of Argentina’s rights were heard from the countries of the region, including interventions on behalf of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the member and associate states of Mercosur, which were uttered by St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Uruguay , respectively ; While other countries in the region spoke in their national capacity.

The session, which was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York, was supported by the Group of 77 countries and ChinaThrough Cuba, which holds the presidency of the group, in addition to the countries of the region of peace and Atlantic cooperation with the intervention of Brazil, highlighted the Palacio San Martín.

The official Argentine delegation was headed by Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero, who participated in the session accompanied by the Governor of Tierra del Fuego Gustavo Melilla, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the House of Representatives Eduardo Valdés, and a multi-party committee made up of Senators Pablo Daniel Blanco (UCR) and Maria. Eugenia I stayed (in front of everyone); and Representatives Alberto Acieff (PRO); Rosanna Andrea Burton (in front of everyone); Graciela Camaño (Buenaerense Identity); Mabel Caparros (in front of everyone); Julio Cobos (UCR) And Karolina Jotrowicz (in front of everyone).

The Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Luciano Tito, was also present Malvinas Secretary, Antarctic and South Atlantic, Guillermo CarmonaPermanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations, María del Carmen Scaife, and National Director for the Malvinas Islands and the South Atlantic, Minister Sandra Pita.

In his address to the committee, Cafiero reaffirmed the rights of sovereignty Argentina on the Malvinas Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding marine areas He called on the UK to comply with its “international obligations to resume sovereignty negotiations”.

In his message, the Foreign Minister affirmed that “the Malvinas Islands are past, present and future for the Argentine government,” and reaffirmed his “firm will to find a peaceful and final solution to the conflict in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly.”

Created in 1961 as a subsidiary body of the United Nations General Assembly, the Committee of Twenty-Four has the task of ensuring the implementation of General Assembly Resolution 1514 (D-XV) and, in this context, annually examines the seventeen still pending cases of colonialism. Resolution, including the question of Malvinas.

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