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Gulf War: UKE Amman telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: King Hussein's visit to Baghdad: 5/6 September") ["likely to continue with his diplomatic efforts to promote a solution... had spoken very frankly to Saddam... there was no choice... if it came to a war, Iraq would be defeated"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3081 f169
Editorial comments:

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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (general), British relations with the US, Defence (Gulf War, 1990-91)