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1989 Jun 7 We
Archive (TNA)
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

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]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2597 f120
Editorial comments: 0015. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here. Read other documents selected from this file.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (general), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (USA), Security services