Archive (TNA)
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Foreign Policy: MT letter to President Reagan (1982 UN Law of the Sea Convention) ["three of the countries most likely to be involved in deep seabed mining have decided not to sign... There should therefore be a strong incentive for the international community as a whole to accept the need for improvements of the sort both our countries have worked for"] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1238 f31 T208A/84
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 8pp
Themes: Industry, Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Parliament, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the US, MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, MT messages to and from world leaders