Argentina's president Cristina de Kirchner has called on David Cameron to relinquish British control of the Falklands, reigniting the row over the future of the Islands.
One hundred and eighty years ago on the same date, January 3rd, in a blatant exercise of 19th-century colonialism, Argentina was forcibly stripped of the Malvinas Islands, which are situated 14,000km (8700 miles) away from London
The letter, published as an advert in the Guardian and reported in other newspapers, says that Argentina was forcibly stripped of the Malvinas - the Argentinian name for the islands - in "a blatant exercise of 19th-century colonialism".
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