Argentina rejects British sovereignty over South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, July 5, the Argentine government reiterated its rejection of the intended designation of the entire territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands as "specially protected areas" by the government of the United Kingdom.

"On this occasion, the Argentine government categorically rejected every one of the terms of the announcement mentioned above, as well as any pretension of the United Kingdom to adopt or apply norms concerning Argentine territories and maritime spaces, which includes the Malvinas (Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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