Statement on the Announcement of a Cease-Fire in the Dispute Between the United Kingdom and Argentina in the Falkland Islands

June 15, 1982

The United States welcomes the cease-fire which is now in place in the Falkland Islands. We hope the tragic loss of life which has thus far occurred in this crisis can now be brought to an end. For its part, the United States continues to stand ready to assist in any way it can to help resolve this conflict.