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1990 Nov 1 - 1990 Nov 17
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/3086
Middle East (Situation in the Middle East: Iraqi invasion of Kuwait) (Part 33)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2017 Jul 20
Classification: Top Secret - Cab One
Page count: 375
Any docs withheld? 8

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90 Nov 3 Sat Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram 2689 to FCO (0100Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait") [President's public statements spreading confusion] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 3 Sat Gulf War: No.10 record of telephone conversation (Powell, General Scowcroft) [background for MT forthcoming talk with President Bush: Administration debates] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 3 Sat Gulf War: UKMIS New York telegram 1836 to FCO (0330Z) ("Brandt Mission to Iraq") [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 4 Sun Gulf War: UKE Baghdad telegram to FCO ("Hostage Policy") [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 4 Sun Gulf War: Powell minute for MT ("Meeting of Ministers: The Gulf") [activity at the UN; hostages; sanctions; meeting with King Hussein; embassies in Kuwait; US forces] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: UKE Amman telegram to FCO ("Visit of Mr. Michael Heseltine") [Jordan's position on the Gulf unchanged; gloomy assessment of Jordan's political and economic prospects] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: UKE Muscat telegram to FCO ("Oman/Jordan/Saudi Arabia") [Omanis pressure King Hussein to mend fences with the Saudis] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: UKE Muscat telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait: Soviet Policy") [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: FCO minute for Powell (Iraq/Kuwait: UK position paper) [proposes three amendments] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: FCO paper (Iraq/Kuwait: positive information campaign) [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: Hurd minute for MT ("Kuwait") [US military activity; Security Council resolution] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: Tom King minute for Hurd ("Rolls Royce: Engines for an Argentine Destroyer") [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 5 Mon Gulf War: MT letter to Japanese Prime Minister (Japan's role in crisis) [thanks for account of Middle East your; "welcome your firmness"; support for costs] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 6 Tue Gulf War: UKE Rome telegram to FCO ("Special EPC Ministerial: Hostage Policy") [UK blocks, "with scant support", German attempt to swing EPC behind approach to Iraq to release hostages] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 6 Tue Gulf War: Powell minute for MT (Iraq/Kuwait: Directive for Military Commanders in the Gulf) [last minute FCO amendments] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 6 Tue Gulf War: Gorbachev letter to MT (The Gulf crisis: Soviet views) [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 7 Wed Gulf War: Powell minute for MT ("Meeting of Ministers: The Gulf") [Diplomatic - Activity at UN, Hostages, Meeting with King Hussein, Message from Gorbachev, Baker visit, Sanctions, Embassies in Kuwait; Military - US forces] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 7 Wed Gulf War: No.10 record of conversation (Powell, Soviet Ambassador) [Soviet views on the Gulf] [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 7 Wed Gulf War: FCO minute for Powell ("Mr Primakov's Mission") [declassified Jul 2017]
90 Nov 7 Wed Gulf War: Douglas Hurd minute for Lamont ("Chemical Warfare Equipment for Civilians in the Gulf") [declassified Jul 2017]