RF wrote:Britain of course holds the Mount Pleasant airbase in the Falklands and that serves as the aircraft carrier.
I think it should be noted - as it hasn't been mentioned here so far - that there is the possibility of substantial oil reserves in the South Atlantic around the Falklands. Three British companies are currently prospecting and the Argentinians are excluded. That I suspect is the real reason for the Argentine interest in these islands.
RF wrote:There was thus a 99.74% vote to remain British.
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