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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 Nov 22 Sat France: UKE Paris telegram 1252 to FCO (1042Z) ("Anglo-French Summit: 21 November") [comments to the press on bilateral relations, EC problems, nuclear weapons, Middle East] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Nov 24 Mon France: UKE Paris telegram 1260 to FCO (1707Z) ("Anglo-French Summit: French Media Reactions") ["Consensus that problems over terrorism, lamb and Falklands were eclipsed by common approach on nuclear and control issues"] [declassified Jul 2016]
86 Dec 9 Tue France: UKE Paris letter to Bernard Ingham ("Prime Minister's Interview with Le Point") [variations between interview as delivered and as published] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Mar 19 Thu France: UKE Paris telegram 294 to FCO (1734Z) ("Prime Minister's Meetings with President Mitterrand: 23 March 1987") [French political situation, east-west issues, French economy, EC issues, Middle East] [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]
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 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 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]
87 Mar 23 Mon France: MT speaking notes, with Charles Powell notes of conversation on reverse (Anglo-French Summit) (east-west and arms control, EC Council, agriculture, terrorism, Middle East, Falklands] [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 10 Fri France: Charles Powell minute to Howe PS ("Prime Minister's Visit to Paris, 29 July") [proposed talk with Chirac] [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]
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 Jul 24 Fri France: Cabinet Office briefing ("Prime Minister's meetings with President Mitterrand and M. Chirac, 29 July: future financing of the Community") [EC own resources, budget imbalances, agriculture, taxation] [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 27 Mon France: UKE Paris telegram 741 to FCO (1832Z) ("France/Iran") [French keen to avoid provoking Iran, seek to de-dramatise decision to place naval task force on alert] [declassified 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 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 28 Tue France: UKE Paris telegram 749 to FCO (1700Z) ("Channel Tunnel Treaty Ratification: Prime Minister's Visit to Paris, 27 July 1987") [arrangements, timings] [declassified Jul 2016]
87 Jul 28 Tue France: UKE Paris telegram 743 to FCO (1135Z) ("Prime Minister's Visit to Paris 29 July") [French political situation, French economy, EC issues, Middle East, east-west issues] [declassified Jul 2016]