Thatcher was ready for Falkland Islands deal, National Archives papers show

Thatcher was ready for Falkland Islands deal, National Archives papers show
 

Margaret Thatcher with Ronald Reagan. The National Archives papers reveal he said the UK should strike a Falklands deal 'while it had the upper hand'. Photograph: AP Margaret Thatcher was prepared to do a deal with Argentina after the invasion of the Falklands over the status of the islands, including the question of sovereignty, as she came under intense pressure from the US to avoid a military response, government papers released on Friday reveal.
UK government declarations and rhetoric at the time gave the impression that nothing short of the withdrawal of all Argentinian forces, the... read more

 
28 December 2012 in World News, Views: 4
Source: Guardian
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