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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands

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In March 2013 referendum on the status of the Falkland Islands, 99.8% of the islanders voted in favour of remaining a British overseas territory. The people of the Falkland Islands have the right to self-determination, enshrined in international law.

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Published 20 January 2014
Last updated 23 January 2014 + show all updates
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