Vice Foreign Minister Eduardo Zuain, summoned UK Ambassador , John Freeman, to demand explanations to the silence of British government against revelations of Edward Snowden , through the medium "the Intercept" share of electronic espionage mass directed against Argentina.
According to this medium , actions were taken forward to growing international pressure to resolve the sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas. (See: "England installed mass surveillance plan in Argentina")
Zuain the British representative said that such actions violate the right to privacy as set forth in resolutions 68/167 and 69 / 166 of the United Nations General Assembly. Both resolutions emphasize that "monitoring and unlawful or arbitrary interception of communications, and the illegal or arbitrary collection of personal data, to constitute acts of serious intrusion, violate the rights to privacy and freedom of expression and can be contrary to the precepts of a democratic society. "
the Foreign Ministry informed the ambassador Freeman that the Ministry of Federal Planning, Public Investment and Services, sponsored by the Treasury Solicitor's Office, will present today a criminal complaint against companies that carry out hydrocarbon exploration activities in Argentina continental shelf in violation of Law No. 26,915 and United Nations resolutions on the Question of the Malvinas Islands, particularly 31/49 which urges both parties to the sovereignty dispute not to introduce unilateral modifications in the situation while the resolution of the dispute is pending.
the deputy minister also voiced discomfort Argentine Government for the statements made on March 24, 2015 by the Secretary of Defence in the UK, Michael Fallon, before the British Parliament, when it announced the increase in military spending in the Falkland Islands and the introduction of new military equipment, an alleged and improbable "threat" Argentina . He also recalled the expressions of the President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in the act of April 2.
Ambassador Zuain reiterated that, against the British arms race, Argentina argues that only dialogue and negotiation must prevail to end this anachronistic colonial situation that has over 182 years through the implementation of resolution 2065 (XX), and following, of the United Nations.