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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 10 Mon Gulf War: UKE Doha telegram to FCO (Prime Minister's speech in the House of Commons Debate) [Emir of Qatar offers congratulations and support] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 10 Mon Gulf War: UKE Riyadh telegram to FCO ("Visit of Secretary Baker") ["Saudis insist that assistance already being given by them equals, and possibly exceeds, that requested by Baker"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 10 Mon Gulf War: Hurd minute to MT ("Gulf: future force levels") ["If Saddam Hussein is to be persuaded to withdraw, we have to keep building up the pressure... We are likely to come under pressure on costs"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: Charles Powell note for MT ("Gulf crisis") [overnight telegrams, especially Baker's debriefing of NATO on Helsinki Summit; "Our European allies do not come out too well"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: No.10 letter to Robert Hayward MP (meeting with the Prime Minister) [scheduling] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: No.10 briefing for MT ("The Gulf: meeting with Ministers") [Helsinki summit; sanctions; Emir of Kuwait; aid; additional forces] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: Ministry of Defence record of conversation ("Force deployment to the Gulf") [Air Vice Marshal Wilson, General Schwarzkopf] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: Peter Lilley PS letter to No.10 (Turkish barriers to EC textile exports) [Lilley looking for 'quid pro quo' deal with Turkey] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: King PS letter to No.10 (temporary deployment of Royal Navy patrol craft to Cyprus Sovereign Base Areas (SBAs)) ["in the light of the increased terrorist theat to the SBAs from pro-Iraqi/Libyan terrorist groups"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: King minute to MT ("Options for ground force reinforcements to Saudi Arabia") ["if we are just thinking about the political impact... there is no doubt that tanks play very well. But if it came to a conflict and the Challenger did not perform, the down-side risk would be very much greater than with artillery"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: Hurd PS letter to No.10 ("Yemen/Saudi Border") [Prince Bandar request for papers] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: Cradock minute to Powell ("Resupply of our Kuwait Embassy") [use of Special Operations] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: FCO record of conversation ("Secretary of State's meeting with Baker: Gulf") [Hurd, US Secretary of State] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: UKMIS United Nations record of conversation ("Humanitarian assistance to refugees") [UK Ambassador to the UN, UN Secretary General] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: UKMIS United Nations telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: International Organisation for Migration") ["IOM pleased by response so far to their appeal for funds to transport evacuees"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 11 Tue Gulf War: UKMIS United Nations telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: Security Council action") ["Americans... for a further Security Resolution... tightening the screw against Iraq"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 12 Wed Gulf War: Chairman of HM Customs & Excise letter to Peter Lilley ("Iraq/Kuwait sanctions: enforcement and co-ordination") ["critical that we should receive the earliest possible intelligence and be consulted quickly"] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 12 Wed Gulf War: No.10 letter to Hurd PS ("Gulf crisis: Morocco") ["account of the meeting [of] Maghreb Foreign Ministers on 2 September": search for a peaceful solution] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 12 Wed Gulf War: No.10 record of conversation ("Gulf crisis: Israel") [Charles Powell, Benjamin Netanyahu] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Sep 12 Wed Gulf War: No.10 briefing for MT ("Additional British forces for the Gulf") [meeting to discuss MT concerns about reliability of Challenger tank] [declassified Jul 2017]