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Margaret Thatcher on Falklands conflict - Argentina the aggressor

Title
Margaret Thatcher on Falklands conflict - Argentina the aggressor
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 May 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:14:13
Description
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher talks to Peter Allen about the conflict in the Falkland Islands. She claims that Argentina is in the wrong and insists that she is willing to negotiate a peaceful resolution. She reproaches Allen for his suggestion that Britain would have handed over sovereignty of the Islands in the longer term had the conflict not begun. Clip ends abruptly, mid-sentence (although interview is drawing to a close).
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Peter Allen
Keywords
Deaths; UK; International relations; UN; International politics; Conflict resolution; International conflicts; Diplomacy; Falklands War (1982); Argentina; Falkland Islands; Sovereignty; Casualties; Wars (events); Dictatorship; Leopoldo Galtieri

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