Transcript of interview: Sir Adrian Beamish, 2019
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Beamish joined the Diplomatic Service in 1962, and his diplomatic career included the following: Third, later Second Secretary, Tehran [Iran], 1963–66; Foreign Office, 1966–69; First Secretary, UK Delegation, OECD, Paris [France], 1970–73; New Delhi [India], 1973–76; Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1976–78; Counsellor, Personnel Operations Department, FCO, 1978–80; Counsellor (Economic), Bonn [Germany], 1981–85; Head, Falkland Islands Department, FCO, 1985–87; Ambassador to Peru, 1987–89; Assistant Under-Secretary of State (Americas), FCO, 1989–94; Ambassador to Mexico, 1994–99.