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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegrams 115-16 to FCO (1500Z) (Costa Mendez message to Carrington - "South Georgia") [HMG's reaction to "peaceful" activities of Argentine workers in South Georgia constitutes "a virtual ultimatum backed by the threat of military force"] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/657 f37
Editorial comments:

1500Z. Explanatory material from the UK Ambassador follows the message itself. This document was extracted from the PM's Office Files and submitted to the Falkland Islands Review Committee (chaired by Lord Franks); it originally formed part of what is now PREM19/613. Read other documents selected from PREM19/657, The full file from which this item is taken can be seen Read full file - PREM19/657.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Defence (Falklands)