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1982 Apr 27 - 1982 Apr 29
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/622
Argentina (Falklands) (Part 11)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Secret
Page count: 288
Any docs withheld? 3

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Showing items 61 - 80 of 88

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Datesort ascending Value Title
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: MT letter to Prime Minister Muldoon of New Zealand (thanks for message of support on recapture of South Georgia) [released 2013]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1473 to FCO (1220Z) ("Falklands") [Haig says US Ambassador to Argentina en route to hand US proposals to Galtieri] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1474 to FCO (1642Z) ("Falklands") [conversation with Weinberger - considering further US help to UK if talks break down because of Argentinian intransigence] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1486 to FCO (2304Z) ("Argentina: Arms Supplies") [reports of US sale of Skyhawk engines to Argentina; US Customs blocked shipment for refurbishment in Italy] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 575 to FCO (1726Z) ("Exchanges in the House of Commons about the Secretary-General's appeal") [defusing the story] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKMIS New York fax to FCO (draft reply to Non-Aligned Movement) [historical justification of British claim] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKHC Canberra telegram 175 to FCO (0116Z) ("Falkland Islands") [supportive statement issued by Australian Government] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: UKE Santiago telegram 179 to FCO (2130Z) ("Falklands: press allegations about Chilean/UK military cooperation") [story in Daily Star, perhaps being "fed Argentinian disinformation ... to tarnish the current Chilean neutral stance"] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Death of Argentinian prisoner") [shooting on South Georgia - British obligations under Third Geneva Convention] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 (1800Z) ("Falklands: Japanese position") [disappointment at Japanese refusal to introduce import ban; MT agrees reply "in rather stiff terms" to PM Suzuki] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Mrs Gandhi: Falklands") [looking for ways to secure a more supportive response from India] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 ("Prisoners captured on South Georgia") [opinion of FCO Legal Adviser] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: FCO record of conversation (Acland-Henderson) ["Mr Haig's negotiations with the Argentines" - state of play] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: Armstrong briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Falkland Islands") [depends entirely on state of Haig's negotiations and OD(SA) decisions in light of news] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: Coles letter to Ted Needham (Falkland Islanders) [thanks for information; policy on financial assistance for those wishing to leave temporarily] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: MT to Admiral Fieldhouse (thanks for visit to Northolt) ["invaluable briefing ... warm thanks to all your staff whose efficiency and control of the situation did not surprise but much impressed me"] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: Pattison minute for Coles (Labour claim that UN Secretary-General had issued an 'appeal') [suggests MT write to Foot setting record straight] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: Pattison minute for MT (Labour claim that UN Secretary-General had issued an 'appeal') [attaches Foot's reply to her letter setting record straight] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: Pym minute to MT ("Maritime Rules of Engagement") [content with Nott proposal to change ROEs regarding conventional submarines] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 27 Tue Falklands: FCO letter to No.10 (mishandling of telegram from UKE Washington) [explains and apologises for error about which MT "quite rightly complained" at OD(SA) that morning] [declassified 2012]