Archive

1981 Dec 19 - 1982 Jan 5
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/871
Poland (Internal situation; state of emergency - martial law) (Part 5)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2012 Dec 28
Classification: Secret
Page count: 305
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Jan 5 Tue Poland: FCO letter to No.10 ("Jamming of BBC Polish Broadcasts") [declassified 2012]
82 Jan 4 Mon Poland: UKE Warsaw to FCO ("Poland: Internal Situation") [German Ambassador's meeting with Czyrek and Rakowski] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 31 Thu Poland: FCO letter to No.10 ("Poland") [situation in Poland; Western response; forthcoming meeting of EC Foreign Ministers] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 31 Thu Poland: FCO to UKE Brussels ("Informal Meeting of Political and Economics Directors on Poland - Economic Subjects") [report on meeting] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 30 Wed Poland: FCO to UKDEL NATO ("US Sanctions Against the Soviet Union") [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 30 Wed Poland: FCO to UKE Brussels ("Poland: Informal Meeting of Political and Economic Directors of the Ten, 30 December") [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 30 Wed Poland: FCO telegram 2004 to UKE Washington (2000Z) ("US Measures Against the Soviet Union") [preliminary discussion of US sanctions at informal meeting of political and economic directors from the EC] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 30 Wed Poland: No.10 record of telephone conversation (MT-Carrington) [situation in Poland; possibility of coordinated sanctions against the USSR; MT and Carrington agree that "to take measures like those announced by President Reagan would affect the interests of British industry and Government Departments"] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 29 Tue Poland: No.10 record of telephone conversation (MT-Carrington) ["Poland": Haig's message to Carrington; US sanctions against the USSR; need for meeting of the Ten] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 29 Tue Poland: Haig letter to Carrington (US sanctions against the USSR) [Haig urges UK and EC to take similar steps; text of Brezhnev's response to Reagan's letter] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 29 Tue Poland: UKE Moscow to FCO ("Poland: The Soviet Role") [assessment of the extent to which the USSR was responsible for declaration of martial law in Poland; predicted future developments] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 29 Tue Poland: No.10 record of telephone conversation (MT-Carrington) [situation in Poland; Reagan to announce sanctions against the USSR; Carrington attempting to arrange meeting of foreign ministers; concerns] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 29 Tue Poland: FCO to UKE Brussels ("Poland: Meeting of Foreign Ministers") [invitation to and arrangements for meeting] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 28 Mon Poland: UKE Warsaw to FCO (situation in Poland) [reports of "thousands of people" being sacked for refusing to resign from Solidarity] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 28 Mon Poland: UKE Washington telegram 3941 to FCO (2332Z) ("EC Lunch for Haig: Poland") [Henderson reports on his talks with Haig] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 27 Sun Poland: No.10 record of telephone conversation (MT-Carrington) [situation in Poland: the French refuse to attend coordination meeting so as to avoid "row with the Germans"; MT wants news of French obstructionism leaked; MT on Polish leadership: "the tyrants are the same these days, well the Communists and Fascists were the same"] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 27 Sun Poland: UKE Warsaw to FCO (situation in Poland) ["The Polish army seems to be encountering significant discipline problems and at least one soldier has been reliably reported executed for disobeying orders"] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 24 Thu Poland: UKE Washington telegram 3916 to FCO (0435Z) ("Poland") [Reagan's television broadcast regarding the situation in Poland] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 24 Thu Poland: UKE Moscow to FCO ("Poland") [USSR response to Reagan's television message about the situation in Poland] [declassified 2012]
81 Dec 24 Thu Poland: UKE Warsaw to FCO ("Miskiw") [British citizen detained in Poland] [declassified 2012]