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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Hong Kong: Coles letter to Ricketts (“Hong Kong”) [“the Prime Minister has noted from recent telegrams that the Chinese are reluctant to envisage progress towards democratic institutions in Hong Kong before 1997”] [declassified 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1059 f90
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Commonwealth (general), Foreign policy (Asia), British policy towards Hong Kong, MT's meetings as PM