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88 Sep 15 Th Archive PDF Key Archive (TNA) China: Cradock minute for MT ("China: position of Zhao Ziyang") [rumours his position under threat, but UKE in Beijing thinks it remains strong; Cradock thinks reform likely to slow down] [declassified 2016]
89 May 20 Sa Archive PDF Key Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("Chinese Internal Situation") [US believes "Chinese Government has decided that there is no way to avoid bloodshed"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Key Archive (TNA) China: No.10 record of conversation (MT-President Bush) [Tiananmen Square] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("China Internal: Possible Evacuation") [MT: "In view of our special position with H.K. I think we should get out the students and others as fast as we can"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 5 Mo Archive PDF Key Archive (TNA) China: No.10 minute for MT ('China') [situation developing "very fast", possible UK measures; "you can probably afford to step up further your condemnation of what is happening"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 6 Tu Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Moscow to FCO ("China Internal: Statement by Congress of People's Deputies") ["the events happening in China are an internal affair of the country"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Washington to FCO ("US/China") [Bush response "widely supported on the Hill and in the media … has successfully pre-empted (for now) pressure to go further"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("China Internal: Evacuation") [informal evacuation of all dependants and some non-essential staff on a voluntary basis] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 7 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Washington to FCO ("US/China") [intelligence community has no collateral of PLA in-fighting "although there is plenty of evidence that some units … have stayed aloof from the crackdown"; "CIA see no evidence that an alternative mililtary leadership is emerging", therefore wary of press speculation China on verge of civil war] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 8 Th Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: No.10 letter to FCO (possible meeting between PM & Chinese students) [seeks advice, draft; MT feels she should see them for 20 minutes] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 9 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("Beijing Military Situation - am 09 Jun") ["the population are now more fearful than defiant"; arrests; "no evidence of PLA fighting PLA"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 9 Fr Archive PDF Minor Archive (TNA) China: FCO emergency unit minute ("Sitrep No.6: 1800 on 9 June") [Deng shown on tv for first time since operation started; student leaders being rounded up; evactuation arrangements] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 9 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: Cradock minute for Powell ("China: Developments on 9 June") [Deng's tv appearance; authorities in Shangai showing "considerable restraint"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 10 Sa Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("China Internal: Deng Xiaoping's Address on 9 June") ["highly likely to mean a more minimalist definition of reform"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 11 Su Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("Sino-British relations after 4 June repression") [argues against drastic steps] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 11 Su Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("China Internal: Political background to recent events") [Deng "rooted in his own generation … the limits of his vision have been exposed"] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 19 Mo Archive PDF Minor Archive (TNA) China: No.10 letter to FCO (message from Sakharov) [seeks draft reply by 3 July] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 21 We Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Washington to FCO ("US/China") [additional modest US measures announced "to preempt further Congressional criticism" following Shanghai executions] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 22 Th Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: UKE Beijing to FCO ("Personal for Private Secretary") ["unwise political risk" for let Sir Hal Miller MP make early visit to Beijing] [declassified 2016]
89 Jun 23 Fr Archive PDF Major Archive (TNA) China: No.10 letter to Chinese students in UK (PM unable to attend memorial meeting) [arrangements to meet group] [declassified 2016]
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