Argentina reject Falklands talks

Argentina's foreign minister has rejected the offer of talks with William Hague over the future of the Falklands, after the Foreign Secretary insisted that islanders should also be present. Hector Timerman had asked for a one-to-one meeting.

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PM 'disappointed' Falklands talks turned down

Downing Street said David Cameron was "disappointed" that Mr Timerman had pulled out of the meeting with Mr Hague and the Falklanders.

The position is that we are not prepared to talk over the heads of the Falkland Islanders about matters that directly affect their status as a British Overseas Territory.

The offer of a meeting still stands. If the Argentines change their minds, the Foreign Secretary would be happy to meet them.

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