Cllr Smith comments: "This was a despicable and cheap stunt which tarnishes the Olympic values.
"Instead of celebrating the Olympic spirit, the Argentinians have tried to bring petty politics into the Games. For this they deserve condemnation.
"As one of the six Olympic Host Boroughs, Barking and Dagenham will always strive to defend the true values of the Games. This disgraceful video should be roundly condemned by everyone who believes in the right to self-determination and in the Olympic spirit."