On the occasion of the 181st anniversary of the illegal occupation of the Malvinas Islands
On January 3rd. 1833, UK military forces occupied the Malvinas Islands, expelled the population and the Argentine authorities lawfully established there and replaced them with British subjects. The Argentine Republic immediately protested against such unlawful act of force perpetrated by the colonial power, without ever consenting to it.
Article by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Argentina, Hector Timerman (published on Pagina 12):
"January 3, 2014
A PEACEFUL STRUGGLE
By Héctor Timerman *