Argentina rejects the realization of British military exercises in Malvinas.
"They do not know the resolutions of the United Nations and other international organizations," a foreign ministry statement said.
Argentina protested today before the embassy of the United Kingdom by the future accomplishment of military maneuvers in the area of the Malvinas Islands, whose sovereignty is in British hands but the South American country reclaims.
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said it had learned that the United Kingdom will carry out military exercises between October 15 and 29, which will include the launching of missiles, for which it "formally protested" to the British Embassy and affirmed that will notify the situation to the Secretary General of the UN and to that of the International Maritime Organization.
Statement from the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has taken cognizance of the realization by the British Government of military exercises in the area of the Malvinas Islands, between October 15 and 29, 2018, which will include the launching of missiles.
In view of this, within the framework of the obligations and responsibilities of our country in terms of safety of navigation in the South-West Atlantic, the Naval Hydrography Service will issue a nautical warning informing about the development of the exercise.
The Argentine Republic rejects the realization of these exercises in Argentine territory illegitimately occupied by the United Kingdom, those who are unaware of the resolutions of the United Nations and other international organizations that urge both countries to resume negotiations in order to find a peaceful solution and definitive to the sovereignty dispute, as well as to abstain from carrying out unilateral acts in the territories and maritime spaces under dispute.
The Foreign Ministry protested formally before the Embassy of the United Kingdom in our country for the aforementioned military exercises. In turn, it will inform the Secretary General of the United Nations and Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization of the situation.