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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Resignation: Prime Minister Kaifu statement (parting thoughts) [“a rare leader of firm convictions”]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3213 f51
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Defence (general), European Union (general), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (International organizations), Leadership, Conservative (leadership elections), British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the Soviet Union