Sunday, June 28, 2015

Argentina declared its sovereignty over the Falklands

Argentina declared its sovereignty over the Falklands

Argentine court ordered the arrest of accounts of foreign oil companies operating in the Falklands
BUENOS AIRES , June 28, 2015 , 00:44 - REGNUM   Federal Court of Argentina has ordered the arrest of a total of 156 million and other assets of British and American oil companies engaged in the development and production of oil in the Falkland Islands (Malvinas). The court ordered to stop all work on the exploration and production of oil, because of "operate in the territorial waters of Argentina." Among the fallen under a federal court order company Rockhopper Exploration plc, Premier Oil plc, Falkland Oil and Gas Limited, Noble Energy Inc. and Edison International SpA, according to El Economista. "Argentina declares its sovereignty over the islands, which it calls the Malvinas. However, oil companies named in this case, is not registered in Argentina. And because it is not clear how the measure will be adopted. With regard to oil exploration in the territorial waters around the Falkland Islands, it began in 2010. Despite protests from Buenos Aires, "- says BBC.
In 1982, around the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands broke the Anglo-Argentine conflict. During the fighting in May and June 1982, Argentina defeated. Currently, the island remains the subject of a territorial dispute between Argentina and Great Britain, has effective control over them both on his overseas territory. In April 2015 the President of Argentina Cristina Kirchner called on London to "put an end to the colonial anachronism that there are already 182 years," commented Euronews.


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