Israel Welcomes British-Argentine Agreement on Falkland/Malvinas Islands

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
19 July 1999

Israel congratulates the Argentine and British governments on the signing of the recent agreement regarding the Falkland/Malvinas Islands. The agreement is a step for peace and prosperity in the South Atlantic and expresses the hope that the issue in its entirety can be quickly resolved to the satisfaction of both parties.