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Argentina and the United Kingdom agree to continue to identify soldiers buried in mass graves in Malvinas

September 4, 2020

The Argentine Foreign Ministry announced this Thursday that it has pledged to the United Kingdom government to continue the identification of the Argentine soldiers killed in the Falklands War, who are lying in a shared grave of one of the soldiers in Archipelago cemeteries

In a statement, the Foreign Office stated that the portfolio manager, Felipe Solá, and the UK Ambassador to Argentina, Mark Kent, have signed an agreement to exchange data and information related to the “humanitarian initiative” in order to support the to identify remains of a multiple grave C.1.10 in Darwin Cemetery on the Falkland Islands.

This initiative, supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has so far managed to identify the remains of 115 Argentine soldiers.

Argentina and the United Kingdom agree to continue to identify soldiers buried in mass graves in MalvinasArgentina and the United Kingdom agree to continue to identify soldiers buried in mass graves in Malvinas

Argentina has also recalled that three other soldiers, whose names appeared on the plaque of this collective burial, were in fact found in other graves that have already been identified.

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