British press claims Argentina putting pressure on fishing vessels

Posted on December 6, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Conflicts, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Politics

At least twelve vessels attempting to enter the Argentine Sea area around the Falkland Islands were intercepted by the navy Argentina in the last three months, according to a published version of a British newspaper.

According to the Daily Mail, in such interceptions “Argentine naval commanders” turned to “Spanish ships” to warn them that were before “a violation” of national standards.The actions were part of a “growing pressure over the past three months,” which included at least “twelve ships detained and threatened with fines,” said the release. Read Article

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