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South Africa: Charles Powell minute to MT ("President de Klerk's speech: 2 February") [de Klerk informs UK Ambassador Renwick of meeting with Mandela on the eve of speech announcing Mandela's imminent release, and requests Renwick convey assurances that speech will announce "major steps"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3171 f347
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Commonwealth (South Africa), Media, Charles Powell minutes, British relations with the US, British policy towards South Africa