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Falklands: BBC Monitoring Service transcript (1600Z) ("Opening Announcement by Argentina Radio") ["the republic, by means of its armed forces ... has recovered the Malvinas Islands"]

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Source: PREM19/614 f199
Editorial comments:

Galtieri's speech took place at 1300 local time, 1600Z. The Junta had announced the invasion of the islands around 1000 local time, 1300Z (timings from FBIS). The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: Media, Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Defence (Falklands)