Thursday, December 11, 2008

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Russia wants Falkland Islands Oil

On Saturday we learn from the Telegraph that the Falkland Islands are to be left without the protection of a British warship for the first time since the war with Argentina because the Royal Navy no longer has enough ships to meet all its commitments.

Today we learn from the Moscow Times that following a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow between Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Rusian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev. Russia openly supports Argentina’s sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands.

Russia and Argentina signed several cooperation agreements and according to Argentine sources Russian energy corporations in the coming months will be investing 500 million US dollars in several projects in Argentina and will be invited to participate with Enarsa, the Argentine state energy company, in South Atlantic exploration for gas and oil.

Some more from Merco Press


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