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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Defence: MT letter to Andropov (Geneva talks on intermediate range nuclear forces) ["British nuclear strategic forces can have no place in any current negotiations at Geneva... If it is necessary for NATO to begin deployment of the new weapons by the end of this year, this can be discontinued or reversed at any time that a satisfactory [arms control] agreement is reached"] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1182 f328 T141A/83
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 21pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Defence (general), Defence (arms control), British relations with France, British relations with the Soviet Union, British relations with the US, MT messages to and from world leaders