British government using Falklands for election gains: Argentina

March 25, 2015 8:04 PM

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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Britain's remark that Argentina remains a threat to the disputed Falkland Islands is baseless and aimed at stirring nationalist sentiment ahead of a May general election in that country, a senior Argentine government official said on Wednesday.

Britain's defense secretary told lawmakers on Tuesday that it would reinforce its military presence on the Falklands to ensure they were properly protected.

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