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South Africa: MT letter to President FW de Klerk (release of Nelson Mandela) ["I also very much welcome... lifting the state of emergency and the unbanning of the ANC... these are major steps forward"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3171 f325 T18/90
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Commonwealth (South Africa), Media, British policy towards South Africa, MT messages to and from world leaders