Foreign Ministry: We firmly support Argentina’s legitimate claim of sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands

2022-04-27 0 By

According to CCTV news client, a reporter asked about the UK’s request for China to “respect the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands” at the regular press conference of the Foreign Ministry this afternoon.In response, Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said That China’s position on the Malvinas Islands (known as the Falkland Islands by the UK) is consistent and clear and there has been no change.We firmly support Argentina’s legitimate claim to sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands.China always maintains that territorial disputes between states should be resolved through peaceful negotiations in accordance with the purposes and principles of the UN Charter.As a permanent member of the UN Security Council, the UK should set an example in abiding by the spirit of the UN Charter and UN resolutions.Edit XinJing