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Cabinet: Minutes of Defence and Oversea Policy Committee - OD(80) 23rd (Falkland Islands, Health of the Alliance) [OD approves Ridley putting leaseback to Falkland Islanders] [declassified 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: 10 Downing Street
Source: CAB 148/189 and CAB148/196
Editorial comments:

0930. Formal papers circulated to committee members and considered at this meeting can be read here. All minutes and papers relating to 1980 meetings of OD Committee can be found here. A copy of these minutes will have been filed on PREM19/612. A confidential annex covering the discussion of the Falklands has been added to these minutes from the separate file, CAB148/196. A note in that file states that it was always intended to be reunited eventually with the bound volume.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 12pp
Themes: Foreign policy - theory and process, Foreign policy (International organizations), Commonwealth (general), Defence (general), Defence (Falklands), MT's meetings as PM