Archive (TNA)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office Private Office files

Falklands: Carrington minute to MT ("Falkland Islands") ["we may now face the prospect of an early confrontation with Argentina"] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: ALW 040/325/1 Part C 101. Documents released to the Margaret Thatcher Foundation per FOI request 0181-12.
Editorial comments: Document undated; assigned to 24 March on the basis of internal evidence. This document was derived from the Private Office files of Lord Carrington, as prepared for submission to the Franks Inquiry. The originals are due to be accessioned in due course by TNA where they will be found within FCO archives.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Defence (Falklands), Foreign Secretary’s minutes