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1990 Feb 10 Sa
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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Germany: Powell letter to Wall ("Germany and NATO") ["To put it bluntly, we have to bear in mind - although not say - that we might one day need the Soviet Union as a counter-balance to a united Germany"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2998 f100
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Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Defence (general), British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the US, British relations with the Soviet Union