Archive

1984 Feb 13 - 1985 Mar 15
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1646
Soviet Union (Prime Minister's visits to Moscow for the funerals of Yuri Andropov and Konstantin Chernenko in February 1984 and March 1985 respectively)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 295
Any docs withheld? No

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Date Value Title
85 Mar 12 Tue Cold War: UKE Moscow telegram 339 to FCO (1842Z) ("Call on Gorbachev") [arranging short meeting for MT (15 minutes)] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 12 Tue Cold War: UKE Moscow briefing for FCO (background on Gorbachev) [Gorbachev's election speech, visiting delegations, Dumas talks] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: No.10 record of conversation (MT-President Zia-ul-Haq) [Pakistan;Afghanistan] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed South Africa: No.10 record of conversation (MT-President Machel) [Mozambique, Nkomati Accord & South Africa] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Howe - Vice-President Bush, Shultz) [Mozambique, Nkomati Accord; Arms Control; Lebanon; Egypt; Laker; Gorbachev; Afghanistan; Exchange Rates; US/Soviet relations] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: No.10 record of conversation (MT - Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney) [Canada; SDI] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Spain: No.10 record of conversation (MT - Spanish Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez) [MT visit; Gilbraltar; Spanish accession to EC] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed India: No.10 record of conversation (MT - Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi) [Sikhs; Sri Lanka; Afghanistan; Gorbachev; Westland] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: No.10 record of conversation (MT - General-Secretary Gorbachev) [Geneva talks & SDI; Gorbachev: “We must continue to meet and talk to one another and have exchanges of views”] [declassified 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: UKE Peking telegram 310 to FCO (0324Z) ("Chernenko's Death") [Chinese attendance at funeral] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: FCO telegram 272 to UKE Moscow (1515Z) (update for MT's press conference) [exchange markets, interception bill, strategic defence initiative, crime] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 13 Wed Cold War: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Meeting with Mr. Gorbachev: Speaking Note") [Gorbachev's election, economic management, strategic defence initiative, US-Soviet relations] [declassified Dec 2014]
85 Mar 14 Thu Cold War: Charles Powell minute to Howe PS ("Prime Minister's Meeting with Mr Gorbachev: Briefing of the Ten") [MT never keen to divulge too much on these occasions] [declassified Dec 2014]