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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 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: BIS Buenos Aires telegram 60 to FCO (1755Z) ("Après Galtieri le deluge?") [speculations as to future in Argentinian politics if Britain recaptures the islands] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: BIS Buenos Aires telegram 61 to FCO (2135Z) ("Press summary") [top news is blockade declared by Argentina in response to British TEZ] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: No.10 letter to FCO (mishandling of UKE Washington telegram No.1472) [MT noted Acland's explanation, most grateful] [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 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: Argentine Ambassador to the UN letter to President of the UNSCR (reply to British notification to Council of recapture of South Georgia) [denies Britain had a right to act in self-defence under Article 51]
82 Apr 30 Fri Falklands: No.10 minute for MT (her invitation to see Opposition leaders on Tuesday 4 May) [Foot not available, will probably answer tomorrow; Owen and Steel agreed immediately] [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 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 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]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKHC Canberra telegram 185 to FCO (0101Z) ("Falkland Islands") [record of conversation with PM Fraser - had strongly urged Vice-President Bush that US openly support Britain] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKE Cape Town telegram 302 to FCO (0900Z) ("Falklands: Arms Sales") [press reports of Soviet military aid to Argentina might help persuade South Africa not to supply arms, if we can confirm them] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKE Tokyo telegram 213 to FCO (1300Z) (Japanese response to US tilt) [no further economic sanctions] [declassified 2012]
82 May 1 Sat Falklands: UKE Madrid telegram 234 to FCO (1430Z) (Spanish Government statement following British bombing of Port Stanley Airport) ["constitutes a serious escalation in the conflict"; "fundamental colonial problem"] [declassified 2012]