Margaret Thatcher
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Falklands War: Thatcher firm on Stanley battle prospect

British forces begin their advance towards Stanley, where it is expected they will meet Argentine soldiers in battle.

Margaret Thatcher tells the BBC's diplomatic correspondent Keith Graves "there would be no need for a battle" if the Argentines offer "a timed withdrawal".

First broadcast 2 June 1982

  • 23 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK