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Chernobyl: No.10 telegram to MT's party in Seoul (forwarding advice from Chief Scientific Adviser) [avoid saying similar accident could not happen in UK] ​​​​​​​[released Dec 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3656 f260
Editorial comments:

1209Z. MT was visiting South Korea en route to the Tokyo G7. The original document forwarded to MT follows the telegram. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3656.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Energy, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Science & technology, Executive, British relations with the Soviet Union