Argentina's claim to the United Kingdom

The national government has sent a note of complaint to the United Kingdom over its decision to “unilaterally” expand the no-fishing zone around the Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, which are part of the island territories in the South Atlantic Ocean, over which Argentina claims sovereignty.

The national government has sent a note of complaint to the United Kingdom over its decision to “unilaterally” expand the no-fishing zone around the Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, which are part of the island territories in the South Atlantic Ocean, over which Argentina claims sovereignty.

Yesterday, spokesman Manuel Adorni confirmed the sending of the memorandum dated February 27. The letter expresses its rejection of “the declaration issued by the illegitimate Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 26 February 2024, by which it announces the establishment of additional protective measures to be applied to the putative ‘marine protected area’.” “established illegally in 2012” in the waters surrounding both archipelagos.

“Argentina reiterates its rejection of any demand by the United Kingdom to adopt and apply British legislation in the area of ​​South Georgia, the South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime areas, which constitute an integral part of the Argentine national territory.” Note countries. The government stressed that this action “constitutes a unilateral and illegal act, and is inconsistent with United Nations resolutions.”

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