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1990 Aug 20 - 1990 Aug 23
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/3077
Middle East (Situation in the Middle East: Iraqi invasion of Kuwait) (Part 24)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2017 Jul 20
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 370
Any docs withheld? No

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90 Aug 21 Tue Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1058 to FCO (2345Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps") [MT critical of proposals: "We [would] be giving up existing powers"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 21 Tue Gulf War: UKMIS Geneva telegram 576 to FCO (1544Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: Mr Waldegrave's visit to Geneva: call on Sommaruga (ICRC)") ["...[ICRC] would not allow legalistic difficulties to prevent their operating [in Kuwait & Iraq] but... could do nothing without Iraqi agreement"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 22 Wed Gulf War: FCO telegram 473 to UKMIS New York (1515Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps in the UN") ["Ministers are concerned by... the apparent softening in the US position"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 22 Wed Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1060 to FCO (1836Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps") ["Chinese (and even Russians) may be coming round, but want to refer evidence of sanctions-busting to the economic sanctions committee"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 22 Wed Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1061 to FCO (1808Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps") [enforcement of sanctions: text of latest draft resolution] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1076 to FCO (2220Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps") ["Developments are now being dictated by the contacts between Shevardnadze and Baker"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1066 to FCO (0340Z) ("Next steps in New York") [non-aligned countries want stronger text; "some see the resolution as a means for restraining US unilateral action... on Iraq"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1067 to FCO (0320Z) ("Anglo-Iranian relations") [UK contacts with Iranian government go "back to square one"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1072 to FCO (1635Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps") ["[US] not sure of Soviet motives... impending Baker/Shevardnadze telephone conversation"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1071 to FCO (1639Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: next steps") ["latest text of the draft resolution"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1073 to FCO (2010Z) ("Lebanon hostages: Brian Keenan") [Iranians tell us he will be released on 24 Aug as "a sign of good will"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKE Bonn telegram 1056 to FCO (0915Z) ("German reaction to Gulf crisis") [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 584 to FCO (1416Z) ("Buchan family") [CDP: "i.e. The Baby"; Gulf crisis: "an extreme example of Iraqi contempt for its international obligations"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKE Riyadh telegram to FCO ("Rules of engagement") [possible use of Kuwaiti planes by Iraq] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKE Baghdad telegram to FCO ("Kuwait - Baghdad convoy") ["All UK and LE staff... arrived safely"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: UKE Baghdad telegram to FCO ("Embassies in Kuwait") [Iraqi offer to let a single staff member remain in Kuwait] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 23 Thu Gulf War: Francis Maude letter to John Wakeham ("Iraq/Kuwait - International Energy Agency") ["further meeting... next week to review the market situation"; registers Treasury interest] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 21 Tue Gulf War: UKE Kuwait telegram to FCO ("Detained British citizens") ["Our present understanding of the location of British detainees"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 21 Tue Gulf War: UKE Baghdad telegram to FCO ("Foreigners in Iraq") ["sites where the Iraqis appear to be considering housing Western detainees"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 20 Mon Gulf War: Omani Ambassador letter to No.10 (Minister of State for Foreign Affairs meeting with the Prime Minister) [request for an appointment; arranged for tomorrow] [declassified Jul 2017]