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1983 Sep 15 Th
Archive (Thatcher MSS)

Cold War: MT message to Reagan (downing of South Korean airliner by Soviet Union) ["This incident has vividly illustrated the true nature of the Soviet regime"] [released 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: telegram
Venue: -
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 3/1/33 Part 1 f45 (T132/83)
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: 1057.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Defence (arms control), Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, MT messages to and from world leaders