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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Korea: UKE Seoul telegram to FCO ("Resignation of President Choi") ["clears the way for Chun's election as President... even the American were taken by surprise... business circles... resigned relief.... politicians, academics and students... in considerable disarray"] [declassified Jul 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1971 f236
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Asia), British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union