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Foreign and Commonwealth Office files, Western European Department

Italy: UKE Rome telegram to FCO (“Italian political situation”) [Cossiga government confirmed in office] [declassified 2009]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: FCO33/4048 f18
Editorial comments: 0700. Supporting material follows the telegram. Copy on PREM19/1818 marked read by MT, who underlined the fact that debates took place in a low-key atmosphere and the suggestion that the new government was likely to prove a stop gap. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 6pp
Themes: Foreign policy - theory and process, Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Terrorism, British relations with Italy