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1982 Apr 1 - 1982 Apr 5
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/614
Argentina (Falklands) (Part 3)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 236
Any docs withheld? 1

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82 Mar 3 Wed Falklands: "Threat of Action on Falkland Islands" (Buenos Aires statement following New York talks)
82 Apr 1 Thu Cabinet: Minutes of Full Cabinet - CC(82) 13th (0830Z) (Parliamentary Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Community Affairs [Brussels European Council], Northern Ireland, Public Expenditure) [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 1 Thu Falklands: FCO briefing for MT ("Falkland Islands: Economic Retaliation Against Argentina") ["the scope for effective action ... is very limited"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO telegram 91 to UKE Buenos Aires (1830Z) ("Argentina: Severance of Diplomatic Relations") [Palliser informs Argentine Chargé that HMG was breaking diplomatic relations with Argentina] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Cabinet: Minutes of Full Cabinet - CC(82) 14th (0845Z) (Falkland Islands) [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Cabinet: Minutes of Full Cabinet - CC(82) 15th (1830Z) (Falkland Islands) [decision to despatch Task Force] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Falkland Islands: House of Commons Debate") [draft speech] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Falkland Islands") [MT approves draft letter to Commonwealth Heads of Government] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 (Carrington suggests MT send message to Governor and people of the Falklands) ["we admire their steadfastness and our thoughts are with them"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO minute for Foreign Secretary ("Retaking the Falkland Islands: The Political Costs") ["hard to persuade people that the game was worth the candle"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Falkland Islands: House of Commons Debate") [draft speech] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: Carrington telegram 219 to Governor Hong Kong (1730Z) ("Falkland Islands") [advise HK ship owners not to call at Argentine ports] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: Carrington telegram 51 to UKE Brasilia & other posts (2200Z) (Falklands: Carrington's and Nott's opening statements at a press conference in the FCO) ["Port Stanley is now occupied by Argentine military forces"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: BBC Monitoring Service transcript ("Opening Announcement by Argentina Radio") ["the republic, by means of its armed forces ... has recovered the Malvinas Islands"]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: Cabinet Office record of conversation (1330Z) ("Immediate Implications for Civil Departments of an Argentinian Invasion of the Falkland Islands") [possible action by home departments, meeting before invasion confirmed] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: ?FCO draft ("Draft Joint Press Statement: Falkland Islands") [statement for Carrington and Nott] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: MT message for Prime Minister of Australia and other Commonwealth Heads of Government (1240Z) ("Falkland Islands") [seeking "the strongest and earliest possible condemnation"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: BBC Radio Interview with Dr David Owen MP (1200Z) (claim that government was withholding information about the invasion)
82 Apr 2 Fri Falklands: FCO draft statement (Lord Privy Seal's Commons statement on the situation) ["a real expectation that an Argentine attack against the Falkland Islands will take place very soon"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 3 Sat Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1107 to FCO (1915Z) ("Falklands") ["It is possible that the US Administration will become involved, whether directly or indirectly, in efforts to find a solution so as to avert conflict"] [declassified 2012]