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Foreign and Commonwealth Office Private Office files

Falklands: Carrington minute to Nott ("Defence Programme") [comment on HMS Endurance: "Any reduction [in UK Defence presence in Falklands] would be interpreted by both the Islanders and the Argentines as a reduction in our commitment to the Islands and in our willingness to defend them" - Carrington's copy] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: ALW 076/1 Part A 1 - 50. Documents released to the Margaret Thatcher Foundation per FOI request 0181-12.
Editorial comments:

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: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Commonwealth (general), Defence (Falklands), Foreign Secretary’s minutes