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Defence: MT letter to President Reagan (arrival of Cruise missiles in the United Kingdom) [MT conveys gist of her message to Chancellor Kohl, emphasising to him that she and Reagan are of one mind in wishing to stick to the planned delivery timetable; noting her appreciation of the significance of the forthcoming Bundestag debate; and advising that she, Reagan & Kohl discuss the problem collectively should Kohl still feel it impossible to stick to the agreed delivery dates] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1182 f268 T148/83
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 16pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Defence (general), Defence (arms control), Parliament, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the Soviet Union, British relations with the US, Foreign Secretary's meetings, MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, MT messages to and from world leaders, MT's meetings as PM