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China backs Argentina’s claims to British Falkland Islands – Angering the UK

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (RT News)  In a statement on Sunday, China said it would support Argentina in its claims over the Falklands Islands – also known as Islas Malvinas – a self-governing British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic. The remote archipelago is a subject of an almost 200-year sovereignty dispute.

Beijing said that it hoped negotiations over the islands would resume soon in accordance with relevant UN resolutions to resolve the dispute peacefully.

China’s announcement, which was part of a joint statement on deepening relations between Beijing and Buenos Aires, has angered Britain.

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