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Byline: The Nation.
Argentina urges UN chief to intervene in Falklands row
Argentina's Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana on Wednesday pressed UN chief Ban Ki-moon to intervene in an ongoing row over oil drilling by a British firm in waters off the disputed Falkland Islands.
"We have asked the secretary-general, within the framework of his good offices, to stress to Britain the need to abstain from further unilateral acts," Taiana told reporters after calling on Ban at UN headquarters.
Sabre-rattling has surged in recent days over the British-ruled Falklands, a South Atlantic archipelago that Buenos Aires calls the Islas Malvinas and insists it owns …