LATIN MERCOSUR BLOC SUPPORTS ARGENTINA ON FALKLANDS http://www.namnewsnetwork.org/v2/read.php?id=162569
The Latin Mercosur market group presidential summit has unanimously supported Argentina’s claimed sovereignty rights over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.It also strongly rejected “regrettable statements” from British Defence Secretary Liam Fox regarding the use of force.This was expressed in a statement issued at the Mercosur full members and associates meeting here yesterday. The members are Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
The summit is the first of two annual presidential summits when the rotating chair of the group was handed by Paraguay to Uruguay for the next six months. Argentina was represented by Foreign Affairs minister Hector Timerman since President Cristina Fernandez was absent on medical advice.“Mercosur full members and associates energetically reject the regrettable statements from British Minister of Defence regarding the deployment of combat aircraft and naval power in the Malvinas Islands zone” the statement said.
[I SUPPORT SELF DETERMINATION ALWAYS,BUT IN THIS CASE,I THINK I HAVE TO SIDE WITH ALBA,UNASUR,MERCOSUR BECAUSE BRITTISH MILITARY POSES A SERIOUS SECURITY THREAT TO INTEGRITY OF NEW REGION...