Archive (Haig MSS)

Falklands: Haig speaking notes (0030Z) ("Talking Points: Galtieri") ["We do not want to lose Thatcher, who is a bulwark against Communism. But we also want you to succeed"] [released Mar 1993]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Haig MSS, Library of Congress: Box 199 Folder 7 f31
Editorial comments:

Timed 21.30 9 April, 2130 local = 0030Z. Haig's version of the notes - perhaps an early draft, perhaps something he prepared for actual use - follow the typed document. He delivered the line about Sadat in the actual conversation.

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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 10pp
Themes: Defence (Falklands)