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1981 May 28 Th
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Law of the Sea: Wade-Gery minute to No.10 (“Announcement of the Government’s decision to extend the United Kingdom Territorial Sea”) [“risk of… seriously upsetting the Americans is small enough to be acceptable”] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/758 f298
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 15pp
Themes: Industry, Foreign policy (general discussions), Foreign policy (International organizations), Foreign policy (USA), British relations with the US