The war over the Falkland Islands was between?
agrentina an Britain (UK)
The Falkland War in 1982 involved Argentina and England. Argentina laid claim to the Falkland Islands, however, so did the British. Like Central Cyprus, Andorra, and Gibraltar, there was a strong British presence on the Falkland Islands. When the Argentina invaded, the British were successful in pushing them back and holding on to the islands.
The Falkland Islands (called the Malvinas Islands by the Argentinians) are a protectorate of England. This is disputed by Argentina, which considers the islands as part of their country. In fact, the two countries fought a brief war over the islands in 1982. (England won.) Argentina continues to dispute British control to this day.
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
Argentina and the United Kingdom have long disputed ownership of the Falkland Islands. In Argentina, they refer to them as Islas Malvinas. As Britain decolonized following the second world war, negotiations were held with Argentina to hand over these small, strategically-irrelevant islands. The only problem was that the Falkland islanders (less than 2000 inhabitants) lobbied very strongly to remain under british rule, and do so to this date. In 1982, this situation brought the two…
No, The Falkland Islands belong to the UK. But Argentina (in South America) has always claimed the islands as theirs. There was a war between these 2 countries back in 1982 when Argentina invaded the islands, but the war was lost and UK kept their dominion over the Falkland Islands. Yes, The Falkland Island (Islas Malvinas)are part of South America, like Tierra del Fuego, Is Galapagos and another islands. The Falklanders wish to be British…
The British call it the Falkland Islands because of the Falklands war, they claimed sovereignty at that time, but the Spanish claim that it should be called the Malvina Islands due to it being located in Argentina. The dispute has been going on for several years, but after the death of Margaret Thatcher the islands have agreed to stay British.
Territorial disputes, Argentina claim sovereignty over the islands however a separate cause was an attempt to divert attention from an economic crisis by uniting the people behind a war, the Argentina military believed that the UK would not respond to an attack on the islands so a quick conquest would be possible.