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The Guardian: Falkland Islands: Argentina protests to Brazil about RAF using its airports

March 2, 2017

The Guardian, Associated Press in Buenos Aires,
Thursday 2 March 2017:

Argentina has lodged a protest with Brazil for hosting British military aircraft flying to and from the Falkland Islands.

Argentina’s government said the Royal Air Force made 18 flights between the Falklands and airports in Brazil over the last two years. Buenos Aires called them a breach of agreements among South American countries.

The Argentinian foreign ministry said in a statement it was “concerned” about six flights last year and 12 in 2015.



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