Boris Johnson is to make the first visit to Argentina by a British foreign secretary for 25 years. He will lay a wreath commemorating the Falklands war during a five-day tour of Latin America, also taking in Peru and Chile, as a part of a drive to drum up post-Brexit trade. The UK is looking to repair a relationship with Buenos Aires that was thrust into deep freeze by Argentine presidents Nestor Kirchner and Cristina Kirchner between 2003 and 2015. Read more Why did Britain go to war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands? The arrival of their successor Mauricio Macri has led Argentina’s government to dial down its rhetoric over the disputed islands and seek engagement with the wider world, including by hosting the G20 this year. Mr Johnson will attend a meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Buenos Aires on Monday, becoming the first British foreign secretary to visit the country since Douglas Hurd in 1993. Theresa May is also set to be the first prime minister since Tony Blair in 2001 to visit Argentina when she takes part in the leaders’ summit in November. Before Buenos Aires, Mr Johnson will head to Lima to meet Peruvian president Martin Vizcarra…. Read full this story
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