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Douglas Alexander MP, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, said:

“The Falkland Islanders have resisted overt and unhelpful pressure from the Argentinean Government in the run-up to this referendum.

“However, they have now had the chance to put their views about their sovereignty firmly on the record.

“This referendum was a democratic process, overseen by international observers, and has now made clear, once and for all, the view of the Islanders.”

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