Saturday, 22 June 2013

Falklands: “last thing we want is religion inserted in the dispute”

A top Falkland Islands’ politician and Britain's UN envoy shrugged off the idea of the Pope intervening in the long-running sovereignty dispute over the Falklands/Malvinas and South Atlantic islands, as was suggested at one point by Argentine President Cristina Fernandez.“The last thing we need is religion inserted in this” said Michael Summers, a veteran Falklands legislator who was one of two petitioners and representatives at the UN decolonization committee. “I certainly share the view that religion is unlikely to help solve this,” added Britain's UN ambassador Mark Lyall Grant.Read more  HERE