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1987 Mar 20 Fr
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Personal and party papers, Cambridge

USSR: MT draft speech (Kremlin State Banquet; 2nd draft) [Chernobyl fireman story] ​​​​​​​[released 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: THCR 1/10/116 f154
Editorial comments:

The fireman story is on pp10-11. Read here the speech as delivered.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 22pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Defence (general), Defence (arms control), British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union