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South Africa: MT message to President Mitterrand, PMs Lubbers, Cavaco Silva & Andreotti ("South Africa: release of Mandela") [endorsement of de Klerk - "has taken considerable political risks" - and call for reciprocation of his efforts through ANC suspension of violence & entry into negotiatians, and the lifting of sanctions] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3171 f221 T27A/90
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (International organizations), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), British relations with Italy, British relations with France, British policy towards South Africa, MT messages to and from world leaders