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1986 Oct 21 - 1987 Oct 30
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2182
France (Prime Minister's visits to France, November 1986 and March and July 1987) (Part 5)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2016 Jul 21
Classification: Top Secret UK Eyes A
Page count: 287
Any docs withheld? No

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87 Mar 23 Mon USSR: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Mitterrand) [arms control, East/West, defence cooperation; EC; Middle East, US, Chad, Lebanon] ​​​​​​​[released Jul 2016]
87 Jul 28 Tue France: Howe PS minute to Charles Powell ("Prime Minister's Visit to Paris, 29 July") [defence equipment conference, nuclear powered warships, missiles] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 27 Mon France: Howe PS minute to Charles Powell ("Prime Minister's Visit to Paris, 29 July") [French domestic politics, likely topics of EC matters, arms control and the Gulf] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 24 Fri France: Howe PS minute to Charles Powell ("Channel Tunnel Ratification Ceremony: Prime Minister's Visit to Paris: 29 July") [ceremony arrangements, treaty protocols, outstanding issues] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Mar 20 Fri France: Howe PS minute to Charles Powell ("Prime Minister's Meetings with Chancellor Kohl and President Mitterrand, 23 March") [rivalry between Mitterrand and Chirac, new FRG government] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 20 Thu France: Howe PS minute to Charles Powell ("Anglo/French Summit: Defence and Arms Control Issues") [French reservations about an agreement on INF, implications of US/Soviet dialogue] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 20 Thu France: Howe PS minute to Charles Powell ("Anglo/French Summit: Coordination of UK/French Conditions for Involvement in Nuclear Arms Control") [Mitterrand will want to define circumstances for joining in the process for nuclear disarmament] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Sep 30 Tue France: George Younger message to Andre Giraud (nuclear defence) [bilateral exchanges on politico/military, strategic and technical matters] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 18 Tue France: Ministry of Defence briefing ("Anglo-French Summit: Nuclear Weapons Dialogue") [British Trident programme is unaffected by Reykjavik] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 28 Tue France: Moore PS minute to Charles Powell ("Channel Tunnel Ratification Ceremony") [text of joint announcement proposed by the French is unsatisfactory, French position is disappointing] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 14 Tue France: Charles Powell minute to Howe PS ("H.M. Ambassador Paris' Call on M. Chirac") [UK views on control of EC spending are not close to those of the French government] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 19 Wed France: Charles Powell minute to Howe PS ("Prime Minister's Interview with Le Point") [answers to written questions on terrorism, EC, Chunnel, economy, defence] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 18 Tue France: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Anglo/French Summit") [position on EC issues, nuclear cooperation, arms control, east-west relations, terrorism] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 20 Thu France: Charles Powell note to MT (Anglo/French Summit) [may wish to bring up Camp David conclusions, Trident, EC budget, terrorism, Middle East] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Mar 20 Fri France: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Meetings with President Mitterrand and Chancellor Kohl, Monday 23 March 1987") [French political scene, French policy on Middle East, defence and arms control] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Mar 24 Tue France: MT message to Francois Mitterrand (meeting at Chateau de Benouville) [pleased to find views are close on Soviet Union and proposals for arms reductions] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 29 Wed France: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Mitterrand) [Iran/Iraq, Lebanon hostages, arms control negotiations, British and French weapons] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 29 Wed France: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Chirac) [EC meeting, EC spending and taxation, CAP regime, Iran/Iraq and situation in the Gulf] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Mar 23 Mon France: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Mitterrand) [arms control negotiations, impact on British and French weapons, prospect of INF agreement, Gorbachev's reforms, defence cooperation, EC financing, Middle East] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 22 Sat France: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Mitterrand) [defence and arms control issues, nuclear cooperation, EC immigration, EC Commission, agricultural surpluses] [declassified Jul 2016]