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1983 Sep 19 - 1983 Dec 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/953
Argentina (Falklands) (Part 35)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2013 Aug 1
Classification: Secret
Page count: 347
Any docs withheld? 13

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83 Dec 19 Mon Falklands: UKREP Brussels telegram to FCO (“Arms sales to Argentina”) [UK dismayed by French lifting of restraints] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 20 Tue Falklands: UKE Lisbon telegram to FCO (“Argentina-Portugal”) [conversation between UK Ambassador & President Soares: Soares meeting with Alfonsin] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 15 Thu Falklands: No.10 note to MT (FCO and MOD ministers both planning visits to Falklands) [MT: "absurd for both to go. Michael [Heseltine] MUST go"] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 8 Thu Falklands: Vice-President Bush letter to MT (re-certification of Argentina as a potential purchaser of US arms) [wishes "we could sit down and chat because I have been troubled by recent tensions"] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 7 Wed Falklands: President Reagan letter to MT (re-certification of Argentina as a potential purchaser of US arms) [defends] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 6 Tue Falklands: No.10 telegram to Heseltine PS and Howe PS (“US certification and arms sales”) [MT decides to avoid major row over certification; "take up the cudgels" only if major US arms sale in prospect] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 3 Sat Falklands: US Ambassador Price letter to MT (message from the President on certification of Argentina) [MT annotates critically] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 2 Fri Falklands: President Reagan letter to MT (arms sales to Argentina) [Reagan defends US policy - MT sceptical] [declassified 2013]
83 Nov 23 Wed Falklands: Anthony Parsons minute to No.10 (“The Falklands”) [advocates necessity for more conciliatory policy in light of newly elected Argentine government] [declassified 2013]
83 Nov 8 Tue Falklands: Howe telegram to UKE Rome (“Falklands at the General Assembly”) [plea to Italy to abstain from vote on Argentine resolution] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 18 Tue Falklands: MT letter to New Zealand PM Muldoon (Operation Armilla: Royal New Zealand Navy participation) [MT expresses thanks] [declassified 2013]
83 Oct 3 Mon Falklands: UKE Rome telegram to FCO (“Falklands at UNGA”) [conversation between Lord Bridges and Giulio Andreotti] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 28 Wed Falklands: BIS Buenos Aires telegram to FCO (“Alfonsin’s first two weeks: assessment”) [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 22 Thu Falklands: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Howe, Patrick Mayhew) [“Argentina: arms sales and bank lending”] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 20 Tue Falklands: Howe PS letter to No.10 (“Argentina/Falklands: next steps with the Alfonsin Government”) [MT strongly disagrees with Howe] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 16 Fri Falklands: BIS Buenos Aires telegram to FCO (“Alfredo Spilsinger”) [potential Argentine-UK go-between] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 15 Thu Falklands: UKE Madrid telegram to FCO (“Relations with Argentina”) [conversation between UK Ambassador and Spanish Foreign Minister] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 13 Tue Falklands: Lord Trefgarne PS letter to No.10 (South Atlantic Fund annual report) [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 13 Tue Falklands: Howe PS letter to No.10 (“Argentina: reply to the Prime Minister’s message”) [newly elected government] [declassified 2013]
83 Dec 9 Fri Falklands: UKE Berne telegram to FCO (“Argentine elections”) [Alfonsin reaction to initial contact from MT] [declassified 2013]