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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 2 Sun Falklands: FCO Emergency Unit minute ("Possible meeting of North Atlantic Council on 3 May") [British Ambassador to NATO contemplating calling NAC to brief colleagues] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: FCO Emergency Unit minute ("Secretary of State's return") [will he need to be met at airport? possible Commons statements] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKDEL Strasbourg telegram 44 to FCO (1120Z) ("Council of Europe Assembly and Ministerial Meetings - 28/29 April") [satisfactory discussions] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: UKE Quito telegram 61 to FCO (2107Z) ("Falklands: US Sanction") [Ecuadorean MFA statement criticising US tilt] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: FCO minute by Deputy Legal Adviser ("Antarctic Treaty: effect of a state of war with Argentina") [discussion of contingencies] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: No.10 letter to FCO ("Falklands: message from Mr Pym to Mr Haig") [MT approves your draft] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: No.10 letter to FCO ("Falklands: Japanese position") [MT approves your draft reply to PM Suzuki] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: No.10 Duty Clerk to MT ("Sitrep on this morning's action") [Vulcan and Harrier attack on Port Stanley airport] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: FCO Sitrep (0630Z) (0730, 2 May) [Vulcan & naval attacks on Port Stanley airport; Galtieri speech] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1566 to FCO (2215Z) ("Falklands: Secretary of State's Visit to Washington") [account of Pym's meeting with Haig; Reagan says UK Forces are "doing the work of the free world"; Peruvian peace proposals] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1569 to FCO (2300Z) ("Falklands: Your Talk with Haig") [clarification of Peruvian peace proposals] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1557 to FCO (1655Z) ("Falklands: US Press") [US tilt towards Britain "the one big story"] [declassified 2012]
82 May 2 Sun Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 1568 to FCO (2230Z) ("Falklands: Press Conference by Secretary of State in Washington") [saw Haig last week as a mediator, "today I have come back to consult him as an ally"] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 619 to FCO (0007Z) ("Your visit to New York") [itinerary and arrangements] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 620 to FCO (0009Z) ("Your visit to New York") [media handling; suggests Pym holds a press conference] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 617 to FCO (0010Z) ("Possibility of UN sanctions against Argentina") [gave interview suggesting UN sanctions could only work over the long-term] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 622 to FCO (0131Z) ("UN Spokesman on Falklands") [Reuter reports UNSG to consult with Pym on possible 'mediation'; word 'mediation' in fact not used] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 623 to FCO (0133Z) ("Falklands") [no sign of anyone seeking an early move to the Security Council] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 616 to FCO (0014Z) ("Falklands") [Costa Mendez's statements here today "a smart PR move", but "small beer" besides Haig's and Pym's, and Junta will be less diplomatic] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKMIS New York telegram 626 to FCO (1733Z) ("Falklands: Security Council") [UK response to President of Security Council's urgent request for information] [declassified 2012]