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1983 Sep 6 - 1983 Oct 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1075
Lebanon (Internal situation; Multinational Force (MNF) in Lebanon; Beirut barracks bombing, 23 October 1983; UK/Lebanese relations) (Part 4)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2013 Aug 1
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 275
Any docs withheld? No

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83 Sep 11 Sun Lebanon: No.10 minute to MT ("Lebanon") [statement imminent from Reagan on developing situation: "not clear what he will say but there have been hints suggesting that the American contingent may be authorised to take offensive action"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 12 Mon Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2563 to FCO (2230Z) ("Lebanon: sitrep") [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 12 Mon Lebanon: UKE Tel Aviv telegram to FCO ("Israel/Lebanon") [current situation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 12 Mon Lebanon: UKE Beirut telegram to FCO ("Lebanon") [Robert McFarlane, representatives of Multinational Force contributors: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 12 Mon Lebanon: UKE Athens telegram to FCO ("Lebanon/MNF") [Howe, Cheysson, Andreotti: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 12 Mon Lebanon: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Lebanon") [conflicting US/UK reports of situation around the village of Suq al-Gharb] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 12 Mon Lebanon: Heseltine PS letter to No.10 (Lebanon: review of the position of BRITFORLEB) [US request for support to counter Druze offensive on Suq al-Gharb; "would carry the risk that we would be sucked into a wider involvement"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 13 Tue Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2582 to FCO (2329Z) ("Lebanon/MNF") [negotiations; situation update; current US position; implications of revised US rules of engagement] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 13 Tue Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2581 to FCO (2325Z) ("Lebanon/MNF") [Heseltine, Weinberger: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 13 Tue Lebanon: UKE Damascus telegram to FCO ("Lebanon: Syrian comment on British involvement") [Syrian press article] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 13 Tue Lebanon: FCO telegram to UKE Washington ("Lebanon/MNF") [analysis; "we are just as concerned as the French are at the implications of the new US position"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 14 Wed Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2598 to FCO (2355Z) ("Lebanon/MNF") [Heseltine, Shultz: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 14 Wed Lebanon: TPS Dhekelia telegram to FCO ("Mr Luce's visit to Lebanon") [Luce, Gemayel, Salem: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 15 Thu Lebanon: UKHC Nicosia telegram to FCO ("Mr Luce's visit to Lebanon: meeting with MacFarlane (corrected version)") [Luce, McFarlane: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 15 Thu Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2611 to FCO (1704Z) ("Lebanon/MNF") [analysis of US position following Heseltine visit to Washington & Luce visit to Beirut] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 15 Thu Lebanon: No.10 minute (internal) to Coles ("JIC 15 September 1983") [Joint Intelligence Committee: record of conversation: Lebanon; Belize; Hong Kong; the Philippines; Central America] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 15 Thu Lebanon: Howe PS letter to Heseltine PS ("Cyprus and the Lebanon") [use of RAF Akrotiri sovereign airbase in Cyprus by other members of the Multinational Force] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 16 Fri Lebanon: UKE Damascus telegram to FCO (Lebanon: Syrian statement) [text] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 16 Fri Lebanon: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Lebanon") [Luce visit to Beirut: discussions with Lebanese Prime Minister & Foreign Minister; Howe discussions with Andreotti & Cheysson] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 16 Fri Lebanon: FCO telegram to UKE Rome ("Lebanon") [Howe, Andreotti: record of conversation] [declassified Aug 2013]