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House of Commons PQs. Q1.

House of Commons PQs

Mr. Kenneth Carlisle asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 15 June. The Prime Minister (Mrs. Margaret Thatcher) This morning I presided at a meeting of the Cabinet and had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. Mr. In the light of the most welcome news from the Falklands, does my right hon.

The Prime Minister I think my hon. Mr. Does the welcome ceasefire apply only to hostilities in the Falkland Islands or to all hostilities with Argentina? I shall have something to say about that in my statement. Mr. Now that the Argentine aggression has been so brilliantly and successfully dealt with, will my right hon. We have made clear to everyone, and to all countries, our horror at what has happened in the Lebanon, our insistence that Israeli forces withdraw and that Lebanon be free to continue her own life in her own way, within her own securely defended borders. Mr. 1982: the Falklands. The Falklands War of 1982 was one of the defining events of recent British history, a sudden and almost revolutionary shock to the national psyche which transformed the domestic political scene, and much else besides.

1982: the Falklands

There are thousands upon thousands of secret documents on the war, as one might expect, and their release on 28 December 2012 marks the beginning of analysis rather than its conclusion. We will return to them many times on this site, but here is the first bite, an upload of all of MT's 1982 files on the topic, filmed by us in preview at the National Archives in Kew.

Much more will follow, from the archives of the Foreign Office and Ministry of Defence especially. the key items: april-june 1982 Documents on this site can be viewed in two different ways: in the site database or as whole files. Speech at Franco-British Council Dinner. Speech at Franco-British Council Dinner. 1983 MT files. A year after the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher went to the polls and the country gave its verdict.

1983 MT files

Her party won a majority of 144 and she became the first Conservative for the best part of a century to win two elections in a row. Her private papers for the year are now being released at the Churchill Archive Centre in Cambridge, two months after the opening of her official files for the year at the National Archives in Kew. All have been digitised and the best will go online, including ALL of her official files for the year. We are featuring also the vivid personal diary of MT's economic adviser, Alan Walters.

House of Commons PQs. House of Commons PQs. Q1.

House of Commons PQs

Mr. Alton asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for 17 June. The Prime Minister (Mrs. TV Interview for CBS Morning News. Interviewer ( Richard C Hottelet) Prime Minister, you have just won a clear victory in the South Atlantic and you are being urged to be magnanimous in victory.

TV Interview for CBS Morning News

What do you think of that advice and of the people who offer it? The Prime Minister I am never quite sure what it means. After all, all we did was to re-possess our own territory which had been peopled by British people for seven generations, some of them who had been there far longer than some of the Spanish and Italians in the Argentine. Interviewer What practical measures would you expect to be able to take to not to have to bear the burden of maintaining a fortress island 8,000 miles away, but really to establish a relationship of peace with Argentina? Well I think we have to retain enough there to deter any aggressor again. HC Stmnt: [Brussels European Council] The Prime Minister (Mrs.

HC Stmnt: [Brussels European Council]

Margaret Thatcher) With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about the meeting of the European Council which I attended in Brussels on 28 and 29 June with my right hon. Friend [ Francis Pym] the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. That meeting of the European Council was dominated. Mr. Order. Radio Interview for BBC World Service (visiting Rome) [Falklands & Lebanon]

Gordon Martin, BBC If I may begin in the Italian dimension there has been a lot of speculation here in the Italian press as to whether, and I quote, “you have forgiven the Italians for not giving full support over sanctions against Argentina”.

Radio Interview for BBC World Service (visiting Rome) [Falklands & Lebanon]

Have you in fact forgiven them? We were disappointed that they were not able to renew their sanctions. They did of course have sanctions for the first four weeks. But throughout the whole period they have been very sure and certain on one thing, they have never supplied arms to the Argentines so long as those hostilities were on and for that I have been profoundly grateful. TV Interview for IRN (visiting Paris) If I can ask you first of all, Prime Minister, about the Resolution on the Falklands.

TV Interview for IRN (visiting Paris)

From what you said earlier you obviously feel angry at the results of the vote last night, but you don't intend to do anything about it. Is that right? I don't think angry is quite the word. I don't quite understand it. That's why I said that the American decision was incomprehensible to us and disappointing. I hope so. Certainly not. A/RES/37/9. Question of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Un forage pétrolier au large des Malouines ravive les tensions - Un premier forage pétrolier britannique doit commencer ce lundi sur une plate-forme au large des Malouines, qui pourrait raviver la tension entre l'Argentine et la Grande-Bretagne sur l'archipel disputé, selon la BBC.

Un forage pétrolier au large des Malouines ravive les tensions -

La plate-forme pétrolière a été remorquée jusqu'à son installation à 100 km des côtes au nord des Malouines et le forage devait démarrer à 06h00 GMT, selon la radio. Le sous-sol des Malouines abrite des réserves estimées jusqu'à 60 milliards de barils, mais, selon un porte-parole de la Desire Petroleum, la compagnie pétrolière en charge des opérations, les quantités commercialisables devraient être très inférieures.

La perspective de forages pétroliers britanniques près de l'archipel a ravivé la tension avec Buenos Aires, qui continue de revendiquer la souveraineté sur les îles, même si la diplomatie argentine a écarté l'option militaire aux Malouines. Le pétrole réveille le conflit des Malouines. Les projets britanniques d'exploration pétrolière dans l'archipel provoquent la colère de la présidente argentine, Cristina Kirchner. La tension monte entre Londres et Buenos Aires. La prospection pétrolière britannique aux Malouines ranime les t. JSTOR: Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Nov., 2001), pp. 777-806. BBC Radio 4 - Document - Episode guide.

L'affaire des missiles Exocet, Malouines 1982 - Mardi 9 Juillet 03h30. GUERRE DES MALOUINES – Quand la France rendait des services à l’Argentine. Double-jeu de la France aux Malouines. Argentina (French Arms Sales) (Hansard, 22 November 1982) John Nott. Early life[edit] The son of Richard Nott and Phyllis née Francis, Nott was educated at Bradfield College and was commissioned as a regular officer in the 2nd Gurkha Rifles in Malaysia (1952–1956).

John Nott

He left to study law and economics at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was President of the Cambridge Union Society. At Cambridge he met his future wife Miloshka, herself a refugee from Communist Slovenia (Yugoslavia). They have two sons and a daughter. Member of Parliament[edit] In government[edit] Nott served in the early 1970s government of Prime Minister Ted Heath as a junior Treasury minister. Here today, gone tomorrow: recollections of an errant politician - John Nott. Margaret Thatcher: The Autobiography - Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher’s War: The Iron Lady on the Falklands - Margaret Thatcher. François Heisbourg. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La Guerre des Malouines trente ans après. La guerre des Malouines : enjeux et représentations 1982-2012. La guerre des Malouines - Charles Maisonneuve, Pierre Razoux. Télé : programme TV, séries TV, films de la semaine, sorties sur Paris et toute l'actualité culturelle.

La guerre des Malouines. The Official History of the Falklands Campaign, Volume 1: The Origins of the ... - Lawrence Freedman. The Official History of the Falklands Campaign: War and diplomacy - Lawrence Freedman. The Sovereignty Dispute Over the Falkland (Malvinas) Islands - Lowell S. Gustafson. Sovereignty in dispute: the Falklands/Malvinas, 1493-1982 - Fritz Leo Hoffmann, Olga Mingo Hoffmann. The Falklands sting: Reagan, Thatcher, and Argentina's bomb - Richard C. Thornton.

Des intérêts difficilement conciliables : l'Italie, l'Europe et la crise des Falkland (avril-juin 1982) Dossier : Londres et Buenos Aires se disputent le pétrole des Ma. Les eaux territoriales des Malouines sujet d'une nouvelle querel. Souveraineté des Malouines: les pays latino-américains soutienne.

International Affairs (Royal Institute of International Affairs 1944-), Vol. 74, No. 3 (Jul., 1998), pp. 617-630. Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Nov., 2001), pp. 777-806. Malouines, histoire d'un contentieux multiséculaire. Un pirate publie un plaidoyer pro-argentin sur un site internet.