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1982 Jan 7 - 1982 Apr 2
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PREM19/657
Argentina (Falkland Islands Review Committee (Franks): documentation seen by PM, extracted from PREM19 files and copied to the Committee) (Part 2)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 119
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 115 to FCO (1406Z) ("South Georgia") [UK Ambassador's talks with Argentine Foreign Ministers, Costa Mendez and Ros - MT copy] [released 2013]
82 Mar 28 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 116 to FCO (1500Z) ("South Georgia") [Costa Mendez message to Carrington: "the present situation is the direct result of the persistent lack of recognition [by UK of Argentine claim to Malvinas]" - MT copy] [released 2013]
82 Feb 15 Mon Falklands: Carrington minute to MT ("Falkland Islands") [MT copy - Ministerial talks with Argentina; MT: "We must also make clear that the Islanders' wishes are paramount"] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 3 Wed Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 60 to FCO (1735Z) ("Falklands Talks: Argentine Press Comment") [MT: "We must make contingency plans"] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 8 Mon Falklands: FCO telegram to Governor Falklands ("Consideration of Argentine Proposal") [attempt to avoid breakdown in negotiations with Argentina] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 12 Fri Falklands: Nott PS letter to No.10 ("Falkland Islands") [report on time required for Royal Navy ships to be deployed to the Falklands] [declassified 2012]
82 Apr 1 Thu Falklands: President Reagan letter to MT (1600Z) (response to her appeal for assistance) [will attempt to persuade Argentina not to take military action] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 2 Tue Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 671 to FCO (0030Z) ("Falkland Islands") [Luce meeting with Enders] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 5 Fri Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 63 to FCO (1330Z) ("Falklands Talks") [Williams conversations with Ros, who spoke of "the false impression of menace in the MFA's statement", and Costa Mendez, denying intention to threaten] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 12 Fri Falklands: Governor Falklands telegram to FCO ("Consideration of Argentine proposal") [unanimous support in Joint Councils for Carrington message to Costa Mendez; Councillors reject negotiations on transfer of sovereignty] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 21 Sun Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 85 to FCO (1410Z) ("Illegal Landing on South Georgia") [Blanco call at midnight denying Davidoff landing was official, party and ship would be leaving today] [declassified 2012]
82 Jan 7 Thu Falklands: FCO telegram 8 to UKE Buenos Aires (1230Z) ("Anglo-Argentine Talks on Falkland Islands") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 2 Tue Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 58 to FCO (1755Z) ("Falklands Talks") [Argentine press statement - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 5 Fri Falklands: FCO telegram 55 to UKE Buenos Aires (1115Z) ("Falklands Talks") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 5 Fri Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 63 to FCO (1330Z) ("Falklands Talks") [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 12 Fri Falklands: UKE Washington telegram 848 to FCO (2110Z) ("Falkland Islands") [Enders says Argentinians not about to "do anything drastic"] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 2 Tue Falklands: UKE Buenos Aires telegram 57 to FCO (1742Z) ("Falklands Talks: Argentine Press Comment") [separate Argentine statement undercuts agreed communique - MT copy] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 20 Sat Falklands: FCO telegram 35 to Port Stanley (2310Z) ("Illegal Landing on South Georgia") [HMS Endurance instructed to sail for South Georgia] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 31 Wed Falklands: MT message to President Reagan (2025Z) (intelligence reports Argentine navy preparing to invade) [MT asks Reagan to intervene with Galtieri] [declassified 2012]
82 Mar 31 Wed Falklands: Armstrong briefing for MT ("Falkland Islands (OD(82) 17)") [to take operational decisions now needed] [declassified 2012]