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G7: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Meeting with Chancellor Kohl, on 18 May, 1985") [attaches paper on political cooperation; meeting "will be crucial in determining whether we succeed in channelling the debate on the future of the European Community over the next months towards sensible conclusions with which we can live"; need to convince Euro-enthusiasts Britain moving ahead, but "we don't want to succumb to the drivel about European Union"] [released Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1468 f254
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Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Charles Powell minutes, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Economic, monetary & political union, European Union Single Market, Foreign policy - theory and process, Economic policy - theory and process