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Brazil attacks Britain and UN over Malvinas/Falklands

The Americas need modern Armed Forces, Britain´s military presence prove it.

The Americas need modern Armed Forces, Britain´s military presence prove it.

President Lula da Silva of Brazil today attacked the UN for failing to act on the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands and claimed its reticence was down to Britain’s seat on the Security Council.

Speaking at the end of a regional summit in Mexico Mr Lula criticised the UN for not pushing more forcefully to reopen the debate.

His intervention came ahead of a meeting later today between Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary-General, and the Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana.

“Our attitude is one of solidarity with Argentina,” Mr Lula said. “What is the geographical, political and economic explanation for England to be in the Malvinas? What is the explanation for the United Nations ….

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