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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Falklands: MT message to President Mitterrand (possible delivery by France of Exocets to Peru) ["If it became known...that France was now releasing weapons to Peru that would certainly be passed to Argentina for use against us...this would have a devastating effect on the relationship between our two countries"] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/649 f7 (T116/82)
Editorial comments: 1850. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (Falklands War, 1982), European Union (general), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), MT messages to and from world leaders