GETTYPhilip Hammond has been urged to insist the Falklands are not for sale
Mr Hammond will become the first cabinet member to visit the country in 20 years.
On his visit he will meet three Argentinian ministers in Buenos Aires, it has been reported.
A meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri has not been ruled out.Related articles
The Chancellor’s visit is intended to be an opportunity to drum up business for companies flying out with him, such as the London Stock Exchange.
Tory MP Andrew Rosindell yesterday said: “The Chancellor is right to drum up business for Britain in Argentina.
“But one thing that will never be for sale are the Falkland Islands. The sovereignty of the islands must not, under any circumstance, be up for discussion.”
GETTYThe Chancellor will become the first cabinet member to visit Argentina in 20 years