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1986 May 16 Fr
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Cold War: UKE Moscow telegram to FCO (“Gorbachev meeting with Hammer and Gale on 15 May”) [Gorbachev “accused official Washington of exploiting the accident to discredit the Soviet Union”] [released Dec 2015]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1759 f279
Editorial comments: Sent 1310Z. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Civil liberties, Defence (general), Defence (arms control), Energy, Foreign policy (general discussions), Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union