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Ros, Enrique

(Argentina) Diplomat Mr. Enrique Ros was the Vice-Minister of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs who led the Argentine side in the diplomatic efforts of United Nations to solve the crisis that followed Argentine army's seizure of The Falkland Islands/Las Malvinas on 2 April 1982. In this interview, conducted on 1 November 1990, Mr. Ros discussed the negotiations between Argentina and the United Kingdom, the failed proposal [...]

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Parsons, Anthony Sir

(United Kingdom, 1922 – 1996) Diplomat Sir Anthony Parsons represented Britain during negotiations at the United Nations throughout the 1982 Falklands War between Britain and Argentina. After the Falklands War ended, Sir Anthony retired from diplomatic service and became a leading adviser on foreign affairs to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Sir Parsons had a long [...]

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Kirkpatrick, Jeane

(United States of America, 1926 – 2006) Diplomat Mrs. Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick was appointed United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations by President Ronald Reagan in 1981. She held this position until 1985. This appointment made Mrs. Kirkpatrick the first woman to serve as chief United States representative at the United Nations. During her time at the United Nations, Mrs. Kirkpatrick also served as a member of President Reagan's Cabinet. [...]

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Costa Mendez, Nicanor

(Argentina, 1922 – 1992) Diplomat; Former Foreign Minister, Argentina Nicanor Costa Mendez, a former Argentine Foreign Minister, was a leading figure in the War for the Falkland Islands in 1982. From 1962 to 1964, he served as Argentine ambassador to Chile. He was appointed as Foreign Minister in 1966 by President Juan Carlos Onganía; he served that term until 1969. Mr. Costa [...]

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Ahmed, Rafeeuddin

(Pakistan, 1932 – ) Diplomat, Civil Servant Raffeeuddin Ahmed began his career at the United Nations in 1970 following a decade in the foreign service of Pakistan. During his time at the United Nations, Mr. Ahmed held a variety of positions, giving him a unique insight into the complexities of international affairs. Notable posts include serving as Chef de Cabinet of Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim, [...]

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