OAS meeting backs Argentinas claim to Falklands

first_img New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Natural spring cleaning tips and tricks for your home Canada echoed Britain’s position on the Falklands: that the islands’ residents have the right to decide their own future. The U.S. took no position.Both Argentina and Britain claim the islands, which are known as the Malvinas in Latin America. The two countries fought a war over them in 1982.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Quick workouts for men Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, familycenter_img Top Stories Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates COCHABAMBA, Bolivia (AP) – Most participants in the Organization of American States annual meeting in Bolivia have backed Argentina’s claim to the Falklands Islands and are calling on Britain to begin talks toward a peaceful resolution of the dispute.Various foreign ministers from OAS member states on Tuesday read resolutions supporting Argentina. Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said his government has extended its hand to Britain to “start a dialogue and resolve this colonial conflict.” Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories last_img

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