Britain denies sending nuclear-armed submarine to South Atlantic

Posted on March 28, 2012 • Filed under: Argentina, Conflicts, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Police/Military Activity

Britain has denied sending a nuclear-armed submarine to the South Atlantic amid rising tensions with Argentina over the Falklands and accused Argentina of “rattling cages in any way they can”. UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg dismissed the claims as “baseless insinuations” in a clash with the Argentine Foreign minister at the international Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea. The latest spat erupted as British officials were braced for intensifying diplomatic pressure from Buenos Aires in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War. Read Article

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