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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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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 13 Thu France: UKE Paris telegram 1203 to FCO (1824Z) ("France and the Middle East") [criticisms of French policy, French objectives for Lebanon, Arab/Israel dispute, inconsistencies in approach] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 13 Thu France: UKA Paris despatch to FCO ("Cohabitation and Chirac") [cohabitation between Chirac and Mitterrand is generating more friction but unlikely to break down in near future] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 14 Fri France: Cabinet Office minute to Charles Powell ("Anglo-French Summit: Prime Minister's Briefing Meeting, 5pm Thursday, 20 November") [arrangements, attendees] [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]
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 18 Tue France: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Anglo/French Summit: Briefing Meeting") [aims for the Summit: agriculture, defence, R&D, terrorism, EC] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 18 Tue France: UKE Paris telegram 1226 to FCO (1629Z) ("Anglo-French Summit, 21 November: Scene Setter") [tensions between Mitterrand and Chirac, differing UK/French views on Middle East, cooperation on arms control, EC Presidency] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 19 Wed France: Moore PS minute to Charles Powell ("Anglo French Bilateral: Shipping") [shipping policy package at EC Transport Council] [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 19 Wed France: Charles Powell minute to Jopling PS ("Anglo-French Summit") [discussion with French of milk quotas and beef regime] [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 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]
86 Nov 20 Thu France: Charles Powell note to MT ("Anglo-French Summit") [French political scene, French policy on Middle East, defence and arms control] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 20 Thu France: No.10 draft press conference statement for MT (Anglo-French Summit) [east-west and arms control, EC Council, terrorism, Middle East, agriculture, Falklands] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 21 Fri France: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Mitterrand-Chirac-Howe-Younger-Giraud-Channon-Raimond-Jopling-Madelin) [nuclear and chemical weapons, Middle East, terrorism, Chunnel, EC budget, EC internal market, EC/US relations, agriculture] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 21 Fri France: FCO telegram 768 to UKE Paris (1130Z) ("Anglo-French Summit: Larosiere Succession") [options for IMF candidacy, Airbus issue] [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]
86 Nov 22 Sat France: No.10 record of conversation (MT-Chirac) [southern Africa and Soviet involvement, Middle East, Falklands, Spain, Japan, visit to Moscow, defence and arms control issues, EC budget] [declassified Jul 2016]