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1984 Apr 23 Mo
Margaret Thatcher

Letter to Italian Prime Minister (Bettino Craxi) (Libya)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Letter
Venue: -
Source: BBC Radio News Report 2200 23 April 1984
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: MT sent a personal message to Craxi thanking him for Italian help in representing British interests in Libya.
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 71
Themes: Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Foreign policy (Middle East), Terrorism, British relations with Italy

Mrs. Thatcher has written to the Italian Prime Minister thanking him for the way his representatives in Libya are handling British interests there. In a personal message to Mr Craxi, she praised the “efficient” role played by the Italians in ensuring the safe departure from Tripoli of British embassy staff and their families. …