Buenos Aires province devises its own Falklands ship ban




 
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Buenos Aires province devises its own Falklands ship ban
 
August 3rd, 2012  
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Buenos Aires province devises its own Falklands ship ban
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Lawmakers in Buenos Aires province passed a bill on Thursday to prohibit ships involved in business activities off the disputed Falkland Islands from mooring at its ports, part of Argentina's drive to discourage oil exploration in the area. Argentina had already banned ships flying the Falklands flag from stopping at the country's ports. The regional Mercosur trade group backed the move. President Cristina Fernandez has launched a wide-ranging diplomatic offensive to assert Argentina's claims to the British-ruled islands 30 years after the Falklands war. ...




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