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US: Howe minute to Brittan (“UK/US extradition”) [“There is no way of discovering to what extent the Americans want to press their demand without being frank with them about the difficulties it would cause us”] [declassified Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1656 f44
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Judiciary, Foreign policy (general discussions), Foreign policy (USA), Law & order, Northern Ireland, Terrorism, British relations with the US