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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 Apr 2 Fr Major Falklands: BBC Monitoring Service transcript (1600Z) ("Opening Announcement by Argentina Radio") ["the republic, by means of its armed forces ... has recovered the Malvinas Islands"]
82 Apr 2 Fr Major Falklands: MT message to Commonwealth Heads of Government (1340Z) ("Falkland Islands") [seeking "the strongest and earliest possible condemnation"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fr Major 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 Fr Major Falklands: BBC Radio Interview with Dr David Owen MP (1200Z) (claim that government was withholding information about the invasion)
82 Apr 2 Fr Major Cabinet: Minutes of Full Cabinet - CC(82) 14th (0845Z) (Falkland Islands) [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fr Major Falklands: ?FCO draft ("Draft Joint Press Statement: Falkland Islands") [statement for Carrington and Nott] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 2 Fr Major 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 Fr Major 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 2 Fr Key Falklands: FCO Defence Department minute for Foreign Secretary ("Retaking the Falkland Islands: The Political Costs") ["hard to persuade people that the game was worth the candle" - MT's copy] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 1 Th Major 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 Th Major Falklands: FCO briefing for MT ("Falkland Islands: Economic Retaliation Against Argentina") ["the scope for effective action ... is very limited"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Mar 3 We Major Falklands: "Threat of Action on Falkland Islands" (Buenos Aires statement following New York talks)