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Queen Elizabeth Land: Diplomatic row over Antarctica

A diplomatic dispute has broken out between Argentina and the UK following the government's proposals to rename a disputed part of Antarctica after the Queen.

Argentina claims the area - which William Hague announced would be named Queen Elizabeth Land - is part of their territory, and on Friday summoned the British ambassador to Buenos Aires over the issue.

Peter Biles reports.

  • 22 Dec 2012
  • From the section UK
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