Friday, April 24, 2009

Argentina claim rights to seabed around Falklands

Argentina has submitted 40 volumes of documentation to the UN stating it's claims to 660,000 square miles of South Atlantic seabed surrounding the Falkland Islands and other British territories. Argentina also challenged the "the illegitimate British occupation of the southern archipelagos". At stake are potential rich oil and gas fields. The British government has until the 13th of May to make it's own rival claim.

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