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1990 Jul 26 Th
Archive (TNA)
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Gulf War: FCO telegram to UKMIS United Nations ("Iraq/Kuwait") ["We should like you to raise Iraq/Kuwait at your lunch on 30 July... it is in fact the absence of progress on [Middle East issues] that has given Saddam Hussein the chance to inflate his position"] [declassified Dec 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3073 f13
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Trade, Energy, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), Media, Defence (general), British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union