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Fallon: Falklands threat remains and is a very live threat

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said the UK is to "modernise" the defences of the Falkland Islands.

Mr Fallon told Radio 4's Today programme that "any future and possible threats" to the islands had to be taken into account.

The long-running dispute over the British overseas territory has has been heightened in recent years.

Mr Fallon said the dispute remained a "very live threat".

  • 24 Mar 2015
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