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1982 Apr 30 - 1982 May 2
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/623
Argentina (Falklands) (Part 12)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Secret
Page count: 231
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82 May 1 Sat Falklands: Foreign Secretary PS letter to No.10 ("Mrs Gandhi: Falklands") [suggests MT write seeking stronger support; MT demurs, preferring to wait] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: Foreign Secretary PS letter to No.10 ("US measures against Argentina") [Henderson suggests MT write personally to Reagan urging US ban Argentine imports; Pym agrees; proposal overtaken] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: Foreign Secretary PS letter to No.10 ("Falklands: Rio Treaty meeting") [suggested reply to President of Organisation of American States; MT approved] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: FCO Emergency Unit minute of 40th Meeting/82 of Chiefs of Staff Committee (0915Z) ("Military options for repossession of the Falkland Islands") [comments on paper taken at Chiefs of Staff committee that morning] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: FCO Emergency Unit minute of 40th Meeting/82 of Chiefs of Staff Committee (0915Z) ("Defence matters") [Gurkhas; Astiz; UK cooperation with Chile; Argentinian submarine Santa Fé; Venezuela; action in NATO; Chiefs of Staff meeting] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: FCO Emergency Unit minute ("Lt Cdr Alfredo Astiz") [Swedish request to interview him in connection with murder of a Swedish national in 1977] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: Argentine Ambassador to the UN letter to President of the UNSCR (British air attacks) [repulsed by Argentine forces in self-defence under Article 51]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: No.10 Press Office minute for MT ("Falklands - Sunday Times Opinion Poll) [only 24 percent thought wishes of Falkland Islanders alone should determine British policy] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: South Atlantic Presentation Unit briefing (1630Z) (SAPU(82)12 - issued at 1730) [raid on Port Stanley Airport; Pym visit to Washington and New York; role of UN; Costa Mendez] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: Galteiri speech (British air attacks)
82 Apr 24 Sat Falklands: FCO minute (Commonwealth reactions to Argentinian invasion) [detail of statements and actions by Commonwealth governments] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 26 Mon Falklands: UK Ambassador to the UN letter to President of the UNSCR (British recapture of South Georgia) [Britain acting in self-defence under Article 51]
82 Apr 29 Thu Falklands: UKHC New Delhi telegram 431 to FCO (0700Z) ("Falkland Islands") [record of conversation with Mrs Gandhi - 'unsatisfactory', but she understood British points; will try to maintain some sort of balance between the two sides] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1525 to FCO (0423Z) ("Falklands") [text of draft statement to be issued by Haig] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: Haig telegram 1526 to Pym (0426Z) ('Falklands') [Argentina rejecting US proposals; Britain negotiating in good faith; US statement not possible before Friday] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1524 to FCO (0415Z) ('Falklands') [Renwick meeting with Eagleburger before NSC; draft Haig statement] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1527 to FCO (0418Z) ('Falklands' - US tilt) ["I hope you will agree this puts the Americans squarely on our side. We can discuss imports later"] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1528 to FCO (0545Z) ("Falklands/Congress") [Senate resolution supportive of UK position passed 79:1, Helms dissenting (29 Apr); Biden, Moynihan and Percy sponsoring] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1532 to FCO (1459Z) ("Argentine debt") [visit of Argentine Economic Minister to Washington; deteriorating position; possible problems for Brazil, Chile also] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1534 to FCO (1537Z) ('Falklands') ["Haig is happy that you should come here this weekend"; come first to Washington, to discuss how to handle UN] [declassified 2012]