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Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps in New York") [Bush reluctantly granting Russian request for 48 hour moratorium on interdiction of Iraqi shipping; if no SCR by then, will act under Article 51] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Document kind: telegram
Venue: -
Source: PREM19/3077 f116
Journalist: -
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (general), British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union