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Falklands: FCO draft statement (Lord Privy Seal's Commons statement on the situation) ["a real expectation that an Argentine attack against the Falkland Islands will take place very soon"] [declassified Dec 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/614 f215
Editorial comments:

See Hansard HC Deb 02 April 1982 vol 21 cc571-7, which suggests the statement was delivered as drafted. 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: 1p
Themes: Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (Falklands), Parliament