31 December 2012

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Thatcher 'warned France to cut off Exocets' during Falklands


Thatcher 'warned France to cut off Exocets' during Falklands (via AFP)
Britain's relationship with France was strained at the height of the Falklands War over fears the French could allow Argentina to acquire Exocet missiles, previously secret files showed on Friday. Publicly the then prime minister Margaret Thatcher praised president Francois Mitterrand for his support…



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