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1983 Sep 21 - 1984 Jun 29
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1182
Defence (Deployment of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) in Europe) (Part 4)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Jan 3
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 369
Any docs withheld? No

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83 Nov 4 Fri Defence: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("Bundestag debate on INF: latest position") [deployment of missiles] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Nov 3 Thu Defence: UKE Copenhagen telegram to FCO ("Denmark/INF") [details of Danish Parliament debate on nuclear arms control] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Nov 1 Tue Defence: Heseltine PS letter to No.10 ("INF Delivery Timetable") ["I am... enclosing for you only a summary of Mr Heseltine's three conversations... with Mr Weinberger on 27th/28th October"] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 27 Thu Defence: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("INF: forthcoming Bundestag debate") [scheduling delayed as opposition insist on more than one day for the debate] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 26 Wed Defence: UKE Moscow telegram to FCO ("INF: Andropov interview with Pravda") [main points; "impossible to count on progress at the [Geneva arms reduction] talks so long as the US kept to its unrealistic and lopsided position"] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 26 Wed Defence: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Howe, Heseltine, Whitelaw, Wakeham) ["Cruise missile deployment in the United Kingdom"] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 26 Wed Defence: Cabinet Office briefing for MT ("Cabinet: Parliamentary Affairs: INF Deployment") [Parliamentary debate; delivery date for missiles] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 10 Mon Defence: UKE Copenhagen telegram to FCO ("Denmark: INF") ["Assuming that the Government survives... it will shortly face two Parliamentary debates on nuclear weapons"] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 20 Thu Defence: Heseltine minute to MT ("RAF Greenham Common: Cruise missile deliveries and security arrangements") [details] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 20 Thu Defence: Heseltine minute to MT ("Deliveries of Cruise Missiles to RAF Greenham Common - Parliamentary and public statements") [proposals] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 14 Fri Defence: UKE Bonn telegram to FCO ("INF: German attitudes") [analysis] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 13 Thu Defence: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Exchange of messages with Andropov") [advice on making public MT's responses] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 11 Tue Defence: UKE Athens telegram to FCO ("Denmark: INF") [threat to Ellemann-Jensen's majority support in Folketing on deployment issue] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 10 Mon Defence: MT letter to President Reagan (arrival of Cruise missiles in the United Kingdom) [MT conveys gist of her message to Chancellor Kohl, emphasising to him that she and Reagan are of one mind in wishing to stick to the planned delivery timetable; noting her appreciation of the significance of the forthcoming Bundestag debate; and advising that she, Reagan & Kohl discuss the problem collectively should Kohl still feel it impossible to stick to the agreed delivery dates] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 10 Mon Defence: MT letter to Chancellor Kohl (arrival of Cruise missiles in the United Kingdom) [MT emphasises that she and Reagan are of one mind in wishing to stick to the planned delivery timetable; notes her appreciation of the significance of the forthcoming Bundestag debate; and advises that she, Reagan & Kohl discuss the problem collectively should Kohl still feel it impossible to stick to the agreed delivery dates] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 7 Fri Defence: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Howe, Heseltine) ["INF": timetable for delivery of cruise missiles to UK & W. Germany] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 7 Fri Defence: FCO record of conversation (Howe, Genscher) ["Genscher's meeting with Gromyko": deployment of cruise missiles in W. Germany] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 6 Thu Defence: President Reagan letter to MT (deployment of ground-launched cruise missiles in United Kingdom) ["While I am sensitive to the German domestic political situation, I do not believe it would help the Kohl government for us to delay equipment deliveries to the [UK]"] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 6 Thu Defence: Department of Defence record of conversation ("INF") [Heseltine, Weinberger: "aware of the German request to delay the deployment [of ground-launched cruise missiles in the UK]... most concerned"] [declassified Jan 2014]
83 Oct 5 Wed Defence: UKE Washington telegram 2887 to FCO (2259Z) ("INF") ["Russians have been continuing to threaten to interrupt the negotiations"] [declassified Jan 2014]