- Bel|gra|no Af|fair, thea political argument that followed the British government's order to sink a ship called the General Belgrano, belonging to Argentina's navy, during the Falklands War. The ship was sailing away from the Falkland Islands, not towards them, at the time when it was sunk, and some people criticized the British government's action.
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