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1990 Sep 6 - 1990 Sep 13
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/3081
Middle East (Situation in the Middle East: Iraqi invasion of Kuwait) (Part 28)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2017 Jul 20
Classification: Top Secret
Page count: 328
Any docs withheld? No

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90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: MT letter to President of Nauru (developments in the Middle East) [reply] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: No.10: Policy Unit letter to Potter (oil prices) [John Wybrew note: "Talk of an impending oil crisis is ill-founded unless war breaks out"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: Charles Powell note to MT (update) [overnight telegrams; "Excellent press coverage of your speech"; Bush to call at 12.30; 300 women & children flown out last night; UN Sec Gen meeting with Tariq Aziz; sanctions] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: No.10 letter to Department of Trade & Industry ("Prime Minister's meeting with King Hussein") ["excerpt dealing with the revocation of export licenses for the export of arms to Jordan"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: Peter Lilley letter to Hurd (telecommunications lines with Iraq & Kuwait) ["should be maintained"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: Hurd PS letter to No.10 ("Gulf crisis: US burden-sharing initiative") ["what... [MT] might say about a UK contribution to assistance for Egypt, Turkey and Jordan when she telephones the President"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: Hurd PS letter to No.10 ("Iraq-Kuwait: counter-propaganda") [objectives and methodology] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: Hurd PS letter to No.10 ("Iraq-Kuwait emergency: use of 0898 system") ["The signs are that the public has accepted that no profit will be retained by the FCO, and that the system was introduced because there was no other way of meeting public demand"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram 2179 to FCO (2250Z) ("Gulf crisis: US/Israeli contacts") ["Israelis assure Administration that they will maintain low profile, but seek increased US assistance on intelligence and arms supplies"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Rome telegram to FCO ("Extraordinary EPC Ministerial meeting, Rome, 7 Sept") ["centred on the question of financial support for Turkey, Jordan and Egypt"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKDEL NATO telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: high-level US briefing of North Atlantic Council") ["emphasises the need for NATO solidarity, equitable burden-sharing and readiness for a long haul"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Moscow record of conversation ("Iraq/Kuwait: call on Belonogov") [UK amabssador to the USSR, Permanent Representative of the USSR to the UN] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Kuwait telegram to FCO ("Other Embassies") [staff departures & staff remaining] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Paris telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: Mitterrand press conference") ["French will only engage military on the context of a UN mandate"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram 2165 to FCO (0046Z) ("Bush/Gorbachev meeting: Helsinki, 9 September: CFE") ["hardened attitudes here... firm US line expected. But Scowcroft downbeat on prospects for progress"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram 2164 to FCO (0044Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: Bush/Gorbachev summit") ["focus will be on the Gulf, and on possible differences... on the use of force; "Agenda will also include other regional issues, Europe and the Soviet economy"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram 2162 to FCO (0040Z) ("Israeli Foreign Minister's visit to Washington") [Gulf crisis; Arab/Israeli conflict] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKMIS Geneva telegram 622 to FCO (1004Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: ICRC") ["Iraq refuses ICRC access to Kuwait and to foreign nationals in Iraq"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 7 Fri Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1195 to FCO (0220Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: Secretary General's meeting with Tariq Aziz") ["he had hoped to be able to start a diplomatic process leading to the beginning of the implementation of SCR 660. This had not come to fruition"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Aug 31 Fri Gulf War: President de Klerk letter to MT (detention of UK & other nations' citizens by Iraq) ["Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time"] [declassified Jul 2017]