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1982 Apr 6 - 1982 Apr 8
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/615
Argentina (Falklands) (Part 4)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Secret
Page count: 233
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: Cabinet Secretary briefing for MT ("The Falkland Isles") [military options and decisions to be made regarding operation of Task Force] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Cabinet: Minutes of Full Cabinet - CC(82) 16th (0900Z) (Resignation of Carrington, Falkland Islands, Community Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs, Defence Estimates, International Conference Centre) [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: MT message to world leaders (1846Z) ("Falkland Islands: economic measures against Argentina") [urges support for measures to bring Argentina to act on Security Council resolution] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: Cabinet Secretary minute for Coles (false reports that British intelligence had warning of invasion much earlier than we did) [MT "will want to be extremely careful about what she says [in public] on this"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: FCO minute to No.10 ("Falkland Islands") [draft message to world leaders] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: Pym minute for Whitelaw ("Falkland Islanders: Entry into the UK") [must give Commons assurance that any islanders wishing to settle in UK will be able to do so] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: UKE Paris telegram 319 to FCO (1615Z) ("Falklands") [conversation with Foreign Minister Cheysson] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: Jacques Chirac message to MT (expressing his solidarity and best wishes) [MT: "We must reply"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 6 Tue Falklands: FCO minute to No.10 ("American Base on Ascension") [agreements governing Wideawake USAF Air Base] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: No.10 record of telephone conversation (1110Z) (MT-Chancellor Schmidt) [Schmidt rings to offer support] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1174 to FCO (2142Z) ("Falklands") [Henderson summarises US views; Haig: "there cannot be another Suez"] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Message from the Prime Minister to President Lopez Portillo of Mexico") [importance of Mexico "in the balance of South American opinion"; FCO draft, largely composed by the Ambassador] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: Cabinet Secretary minute to Whitmore ("Cabinet: Thursday, 15 April") [MT approves pre-cabinet briefing session by Nott] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: MOD letter to No.10 ("Falkland Islands Debate") [notes prepared for Nott's speech] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: No.10 minute for MT ("Menu for Dinner for Mr Alexander Haig on 8 April") [seafood, steak and sorbet] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: No.10 letter to MOD ("Illegal Landing on South Georgia: Chronology of Events") [encloses copy of paper prepared for MT's use at PMQs] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: UKDEL NATO telegram 168 to FCO (1655Z) ("The Falklands") [report from West German military attaché in Buenos Aires, given in confidence to UK] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: UKE Santiago telegram 75 to FCO (1305Z) ("Falklands/Chile") [military met last night - source "rather disappointed" at outcome] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: UKE The Hague telegram 80 to FCO (1750Z) ("Economic Measures Against Argentina") [Ambassador's conversation with Van Agt; "the Dutch had often claimed to be Britain's best friend in Europe, now was the time to show that"] [declassified Dec 2012]
82 Apr 7 Wed Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1147 to FCO (0048Z) ("Falklands") [Haig says important US not tilt too much towards Britain so as not to lose credibility with Argentinians] [declassified Dec 2012]