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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 17 Sat Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2651 to FCO (1645Z) ("Lebanon: Reagan's dilemna") [political analysis] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 20 Tue Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2687 to FCO (2344Z) ("Lebanon: War Powers Act") [authorisation for deployment of marines for further 18 months] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 20 Tue Lebanon: FCO telegram to UKrep Brussels ("Lebanon MNF: meeting with French Foreign Ministers and Italians") [deployment of observers; public statement of support for Lebanese government; US support; division of responsibilities; Israeli position; situation update] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 20 Tue Lebanon: FCO telegram to CICC Germany ("Lebanon: situation report") [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 21 Wed Lebanon: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("Lebanon: situation report") [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 21 Wed Lebanon: Howe PS letter to Heseltine PS ("Cyprus and Lebanon") [Lebanese request to use RAF Akrotiri] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 22 Thu Lebanon: UKHC Nicosia telegram to FCO ("Italian request to use Akrotiri") ["wrong decision, taken on grounds of political convenience"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 22 Thu Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2719 to FCO (2320Z) ("Lebanon") [ceasefire negotiations] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 23 Fri Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 2740 to FCO (1958Z) ("Lebanon") [ceasefire negotiations] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 23 Fri Lebanon: Heseltine minute to MT ("Lebanon") [French request to use RAF Akrotiri; sale of Hunter aircraft to Lebanon] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 26 Mon Lebanon: UKE Beirut telegram to FCO ("Lebanon") [situation report on ceasefire] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 27 Tue Lebanon: UKE Damascus telegram to FCO ("Lebanon") [Marshall record of conversation with Head of Western European Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: bilateral issues & Syrian views on ceasefire arrangement] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 27 Tue Lebanon: FCO telegram to UKMIS New York ("Lebanon: MNF") [Heseltine views on UK role in proposed new UN force to replace Multinational Force; supporting documents of same date on ceasefire agreement; Hong Kong markets/appointment of Percy Cradock; Mugabe denunciation of UK] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Sep 28 Wed Lebanon: No.10 letter to Howe PS ("Personal for Mr. Fall") [appointment of Miers as Ambassador] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Oct 3 Mon Lebanon: UKMIS New York telegram to FCO ("Lebanon") [UKMIS representative Thomson record of conversation with French colleague de Nanteuil: proposal for a UN Observer Force] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Oct 3 Mon Lebanon: Howe PS letter to Heseltine PS ("Lebanon") ["we should think through carefully our involvement in the longer term"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Oct 14 Fri Lebanon: UKE Beirut telegram to FCO ("Lebanon") ["first meeting of the National Dialogue Preparatory Committee": recount of proceedings] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Oct 19 Wed Lebanon: King Hussein bin Talal letter to President Reagan (Lebanon, Syria, Israel and the Occupied Territories) ["It is vital to us to know in no uncertain terms that you... are committed to the implementation of Security Council Resolution 242 as we both formulated it in 1967"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Oct 20 Thu Lebanon: UKE Washington telegram 3039 to FCO (0300Z) ("President Reagan's press conference: Lebanon") [US objectives] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Oct 21 Fri Lebanon: UKE Beirut telegram to FCO ("Lebanon Internal") ["reconciliation dialogue to take place in Switzerland"] [declassified Aug 2013]