In this way, the statement adopted in the framework of the 14th session of EuroLat which took place in Buenos Aires, called for “the search for a peaceful, just and lasting solution to the sovereignty dispute in relation to the Falkland Islands Question, within the framework of the relevant resolutions of the United Nations”.
Support expressed by EuroLat joins the recently received support from other international parliamentary bodiesincluding the Parliament of Mercosur (Parlasur), Parliament of Latin America (Parlatino) and Parliament of Central America (Parlacen).
Before starting the parliamentary agenda, the chancellor santiago cafiero held a meeting with López and received European and Latin American parliamentarians at the Palace of San Martín, an occasion where he highlighted the “relevance of the Malvinas Question for the Argentine Republic and for our region”.
Meanwhile, the Secretary of Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guillermo Carmona, expressed “the satisfaction and gratitude of the Argentine government to the EuroLat Assembly for this important statement”.
He also highlighted the actions of Argentine lawmakers from the ruling and opposition parties in “seeking consensus with the European and Latin American components of EuroLat so that the Malvinas Question is present in the debate”, as well as “statements from the Assembly held in Buenos Aires”.
The EuroLat Parliamentary Assembly was formed in 2006 as a result of the Bi-regional Strategic Association between Latin America and the Caribbean and the European Union. It consists of a total of 150 members, 75 from the European Parliament and 75 from the Latin American component, including the Parlatino, Andean Parliament (Parlandino), Parlacen and Parlasur.
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