Published On: Fri, Nov 30th, 2018

'May will SURRENDER Falklands!' Farage in STITCHES as listener issues SHOCKING prediction


travelled to Argentina on Thursday to attend the G20 Summit alongside other world leaders. Her trip to Buenos Aires took a comedic twist when Liverpudlian Phil suggested the Prime Minister is now preparing to sell-off the as part of her Brexit withdrawal deal. The shocking comment had Brexiteer erupt into laughter as he shared it on live radio. 

Mr Farage read Phil’s suggestion during his daily evening show on LBC: “‘Nigel, Mrs May is about to surrender the Falkland Islands,’ says Phil in Liverpool, because she’s gone to Argentina.

“She’s prepared to make concessions, of course, on Northern Ireland and Gibraltar so maybe she’ll chuck in the Falklands for good measure.”

Argentinian Foreign Minister suggested Buenos Aires could exploit an no deal Brexit scenario to reinforce its claim on the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands – known as the Islas Malvinas in Argentina.

While amused, Mr Farage was quick to dismiss the suggestion: “That would be the last straw that really does break the camel’s back.

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“But it’s a good, amusing comment.”

Mr Faurie threatened to take back control over the Falkland Islands amid hopes a no-deal Brexit would create uncertainty over Britain’s claim to the islands.

The Argentinian minister suggested Buenos Aires would exploit UK’s ties to Brussels, as EU treaties supporting Britain’s claims to the islands might be compromised after a no-deal Brexit.

In 2013, a asking whether the Falklands islanders supported the continuation of their status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom prompted an almost unanimous response from the island’s inhabitants.

On a turnout of 92 percent, an overwhelming 99.8 percent (1,513 voters) chose to remain a British territory, with only three votes against.

Since Britain voted to leave the bloc in 2016, Buenos Aires has tried to steer the lead in the Remote British Overseas Territory by the back door.

Under the EU 2009 Lisbon Treaty, the Falkland Islands are a British overseas territory wherein Brussels rules apply.

The two historic foes have been embroiled in a long-running diplomatic spat over the islands, which have been under British control since 1833.

Argentina’s 1982 invasion sparked a war which left around 650 Argentine soldiers and 255 British dead despite neither country declaring war on the other officially. 

The Falklands War ended with the surrender of the Argentine troops after ten weeks of active fighting.



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