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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Falklands/Italy: No.10 record of conversation (1745Z) (“Meeting between the Prime Minister and Signor Spadolini”) [“Italian support for Britain on the Falkland Islands”] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/725 f59
Editorial comments:

A copy can be found on FCO33/5754 where an FCO official marked 'good' the paragraph noting MT's view that Spadolini and Colombo would "personally have been in favour of stronger action in support of the United Kingdom". Further copy on FCO7/4594. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: MT's meetings as PM, British relations with Italy, Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Foreign policy - theory and process, Defence (Falklands), Economic policy - theory and process