Argentina: Diplomatic Relations

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered am ar 8 Rhagfyr 2023.

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Photo of Alexander Stafford Alexander Stafford Ceidwadwyr, Rother Valley

To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, if he will make an assessment of the potential impact of extracting (a) oil and (b) gas from around the Falkland Islands on diplomatic relations with Argentina.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

The natural resources of the Falkland Islands belong to the people of the Falkland Islands and their right to develop their natural resources for their own economic benefit is an integral part of the Falkland Islanders' right of self-determination. We will continue to proactively defend the Falkland Islanders' rights in all international fora.

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