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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2367
Nicaragua (Internal situation: relations with UK) (Part 1)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2016 Nov 7
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 311
Any docs withheld? 10

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Showing items 41 - 60 of 63

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Datesort descending Value Title
85 Mar 7 Thu Nicaragua: MT letter to President Ortega (Nicaragua, the US and the Contadora process) ["(we) remain convinced that the Contadora process presents the best opportunity to achieve a peaceful solution to the crisis in the region"] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 Apr 13 Sat Nicaragua: President Ortega letter to MT (US policy on Nicaragua) ["Its intentions of overthrowing the Nicaraguan government and destroying the Sandinista revolution are clear"] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 May 10 Fri Nicaragua: MT letter to President Ortega (Nicaragua, the US, and the Contadora process) [supports US policy and condemns policies of the Sandinista government as the cause of increasing instability in Central America] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 May 14 Tue Nicaragua: President Reagan message to MT (Prime Minister's meeting with Vice President Ramirez) [effusive thanks for position taken by MT in her meeting with Ramirez] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 May 27 Mon Nicaragua: UKE Paris telegram to FCO ("GATT and Nicaragua") [UK handling of France's position on US trade embargo] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 Jun 3 Mon Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Nicaragua") ["Nicaraguan peace proposals put forward during the recent US Congress debate"] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 Jun 7 Fri Nicaragua: President Ortega letter to MT (UK support for the Reagan adminstration) ["frank amazement at your open defence of the immoral and illegal"] [declassified Nov 2016]
85 Jul 3 Wed Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Nicaragua") [MT agrees to "request... for a multi-party delegation to visit London... to study constitutional procedures"] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Apr 1 Tue Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Nicaragua") [analysis of current political situation and advice on what stance UK should take] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Apr 10 Thu Nicaragua: UKE Washington telegram 882 to FCO (0430Z) ("US/Central America") [Oliver Wright record of conversation with Philip Habib] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Apr 30 Wed Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("US/Nicaragua") [International Court of Justice verdict: "it will be necessary for us publicly to endorse the court's findings... if Nicaragua then has recourse to the Security Council we are likely to be faced with a difficult voting decision"] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 May 20 Tue Nicaragua: Powell letter to Howe PS (Vice President Ramirez of Nicaragua: visit to UK) [request declined for meeting with MT] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Jun 27 Fri Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("US/Nicaragua") [International Court of Justice verdict] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Jul 3 Thu Nicaragua: President Ortega letter to MT (International Court of Judgement verdict: US support for Contras) [Ortega urges UK to support calls for an end to illegal US actions in Nicaragua] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Jul 9 Wed Nicaragua: MT letter to President Ortega (International Court of Judgement verdict: US support for Contras) [Ortega urges UK to support calls for an end to illegal US actions in Nicaragua; MT reply focuses on Nicaraguan threat to peace in Central America] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Jul 28 Mon Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("UN Security Council meeting on Nicaragua/ICJ decision") [UN resolution on International Court of Justice verdict regarding US arms sales to Iran; MT: "This is very important to the President- I think we should stand with him"] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Jul 30 Wed Nicaragua: UKMIS New York telegram to FCO ("Security Council: Nicaragua and the ICJ") [UN resolution on International Court of Justice verdict regarding US arms sales to Iran: text] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Jul 31 Thu Nicaragua: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("UN Security Council: Nicaragua/ICJ decision") [UN resolution on International Court of Justice verdict regarding US arms sales to Iran: "we are faced with a stark choice between support for international law or for our US ally"; Howe argues for UK abstaining from vote] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Oct 23 Thu Nicaragua: Charles Powell minute to MT ("UN Security Council: Nicaragua/ICJ decision") [UN resolution on International Court of Justice verdict regarding US arms sales to Iran: "We know how very important this issue is to the President... We don't want this issue to mar your visit"; MT inclined to UK abstaining from vote] [declassified Nov 2016]
86 Oct 24 Fri Nicaragua: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Nicaragua") [UN resolution on Inernational Court of Justice verdict regarding US arms sales to Iran: "The Foreign Secretary is reluctant to accept your view"] [declassified Nov 2016]