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Monday, February 16, 2015

Call For End To Foreign Aid To Argentina As It Buys Fighter Jets From China

JF-17 ThunderA British politician has called for an end to British tax payers money going to Argentina after it was reveals that the country has reached an agreement with China to purchase fighter jets capable of attacking the Falkland Islands as talks with Beijing start to produce results.

During a three day visit by Argentinian President Kristina de Kirchner to China, a ‘strategic partnership’ deal was discussed in which Argentina secured 15 economic agreements and significant financial investment from China to prop up its weak economy, the Sunday Express reports.

UKIP MEP Nathan Gill said it was “inconceivable that Britain has contributed £7 million to Argentina in foreign aid, via a £50 million EU aid programme.”

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