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1982 May 31 Mo
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Falklands: No.10 record of telephone conversation (MT-Reagan) [Reagan urges MT to consider ceasefire; MT refuses: "[MT] had lost valuable British ships and invaluable British lives. She was sure that the President would act in the same way if Alaska had been similarly threatened"] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: telcon
Venue: -
Source: PREM19/633 f161
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: 2330. The date given for this document is the date on which the call took place. A transcript of the call was released in full by the Reagan Library in 2016. A press account of the conversation can be read here.. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Defence (Falklands War, 1982), MT's meetings as PM