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South Africa: Charles Powell briefing for MT ("Meeting with President De Klerk") [negotiations with ANC hindered by violence with Inkhatha, inability of ANC to make up its mind and "Mandela's constant peregrinations around the world"] [declassified Dcr 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/4452 f16
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: 26pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Commonwealth (South Africa), Charles Powell minutes, British policy towards South Africa