Argentina sues companies drilling off Falkland Islands

April 21, 2015 4:21 PM

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The Argentine government is suing five energy companies that are oil drilling near the Falkland Islands, the latest in a longstanding dispute over the far-flung archipelago.

The Argentine official responsible for the islands tells The Associated Press that the suit is being filed in the Tierra del Fuego province in southern Argentina. Daniel Filmus says the government is suing British companies Rockhopper Exploration, Premier Oil and Falkland Oil and Gas, along with Ame...

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