The government will announce the action tomorrow “Malvinas’ 40th Anniversary Agenda” that, under the motto “Malvinas unites us” and with the criteria of “federal and multidimensional”, will be organized throughout the year by a commission set up by the president Alberto Fernandez to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the 1982 war, during which efforts were made to restore the archipelago, which was captured by the British in 1833.
“The purpose of this agenda is to honor those who died in the South Atlantic War and to recognize ex-combatants, war veterans from Malvinas and his relatives,” explained the secretary Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic, Guillermo Carmona.
In an interview with Telam Agency, the official asserted that “also to provide visibility to the Malvinas Question”, as the sovereignty dispute between Argentina and Britain referred to in diplomacy, which is at the United Nations (UN), “at both national, regional and international levels, highlighting historical titles, legal, geographic and geopolitical” that accredits Argentine ownership.
Portfolio holder Malvinas, depending on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that its aim “is to advance diplomatic action based on the objectives set out by the National Constitution in the first provisional provision, namely the restoration of the exercise of sovereignty through international law.”, after the illegal occupation on January 3, 1833.
He continued that “this would imply the emphasis being placed on diplomatic action and all of our embassies both in international organizations and in other countries, who already have an indication of the actions they should prioritize” to try to ensure that the UK complies with the resolution. The United Nations invited the two countries for dialogue.
Carmona detailed that all activities and events will be informatively centered on the special website of the Secretariat of Malvinas, Antarctica and South Atlantic, to be announced tomorrow, at 18 pm, at the Museum Malvinas.
At this point, he pointed out that the agenda was drafted, under his coordination, by the Chief of Staff (Media Secretariat) and eight ministries: the Chancellor; Defend; Education; Science, Technology and Innovation; Culture, Tourism and Sports; Justice and Human and Domestic Rights.
“And this speaks,” said the State Department official, “of federal criteria; we mean that all provinces, in every corner of the country and abroad, have actions relating to A.Genda Malvinas 40 years“to put up Argentinian rights all over the planet.
“Will – he developed – a year-round agenda that we want to project in 2023, in commemoration of 40 years of democracy because Malvinas We also regard it as the national cause of Argentina’s democracy.”
Therefore, he pointed out that “it will be an agenda that will incorporate diplomatic, cultural, sports and actions related to social expression and will involve the academic field and the education system.”
The Malvinas War took place between 2 April and 14 June 1982, when de facto president Leopoldo Galtieri came to power and Margaret Thatcher was British prime minister, and 629 Argentines died.
Since the restoration of democracy in 1983, successive governments have struggled to resume sovereignty negotiations, but the UK has opposed it, ignoring the annual resolutions of the United Nations in that regard.