The aspiration to control the South Atlantic (Falklands, South Georgia, and South Sandwich Islands), part of Antarctica, and part of the Chilean Southern Pacific, have been and are a vital part of Argentina's foreign policy, as evidenced by the following official statement from the Argentine Foreign Ministry entitled:
"Broad international support for Argentina on the Question of the Malvinas Islands (Falkland Islands) in the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly". Let us recall that the Falklands have been under British sovereignty since 1833.
The official information states that: "At the first session of the Joint General Debate on . . .