Colombo Telegraph

UK: Thatcher Was Ready For Falkland Islands Deal, National Archives Papers Show

Newly released papers show PM was privately adopting more flexible approach amid US pressure to avoid military action, the Guardian reports.

According to the newspaper,  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.

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