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Falklands: FCO draft telegram 81 to UKE Buenos Aires (c1200z) ("Falklands Crisis") [go ahead with emissary proposal; dangerous situation created by UK press reports of despatch of SSN] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/657 f19
Editorial comments:

This draft was sent 1240Z: document also on this site. Moved from PREM19/613 to PREM19/657 when documents were submitted to the Franks Enquiry. The draft is identical to the final telegram which was despatched at 1800Z and to the draft sent to Carrington via UKE Tel Aviv by the FCO at 1240Z.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (Falklands), Foreign Secretary’s minutes