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South Africa: Charles Powell briefing for MT ("Visit of President De Klerk") ["You had to be pretty tough on de Klerk at your first meeting and it worked. ... This time you can afford to be much nicer to him"] [declassified Dcr 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/4452 f52
Editorial comments:

Supporting documents follow the Powell minute. View other documents selected from this file. View the section of the full file dating from the Thatcher government.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 42pp
Themes: Commonwealth (South Africa), Charles Powell minutes, British policy towards South Africa