Does the United Kingdom control the Falkland Islands?
YES, The Malvinas or Falkland Islands are currently occupied by the UK.
The Falkland Islands is a British overseas territory. Meaning it is rightfully owned by the United Kingdom. Argentina disputes this and claims that the islands belong to them. But there is no evidence of Argentina ever claiming or settling on the islands. As far as history is concerned, the Falkland Islands belong to the United Kingdom, the first country to legally claim ownership of them. Argentina disputes this legitimate claim purely because they want the…
United Kingdom owns the Falkland Islands. The Falklanders were made full British citizens after the British victory over Argentinia in the falklands war in 1983. The British Government have agreed that the Falklands remain a British protectorate until the residents of the Falklands themselves choose not to be. The United Kingdom