February 8, 2012

UK Must Hand the Falklands Back to Argentina

Peter Slowe, Politics.co.uk

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Britain can cede sovereignty to Argentina while ensuring the local population still enjoys a British way of life.

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TAGGED: UK, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, Cristina Kirchner, Falklands


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