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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: Prime Minister Hawke letter to MT (the release of Nelson Mandela) ["until we see evidence of... genuine negotiations and the ending of apartheid it is premature to... dismantle our economic and other pressures on the... Government"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3171 f14
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Foreign policy (Australia & NZ), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), British policy towards South Africa