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South Africa: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("South African raids") [draft reply for MT to President Botha; "[Howe] finds... [Botha's] justification for the raids is flimsy... [and] shows no glimmer of appreciation for the risks taken by... [MT] on his behalf"; risk to survival of Commonwealth if sanctions are not enforced in event of Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group's failure to negotiate successfully] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1966 f87
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), Parliament, Conservative Party (organization), British policy towards South Africa, British relations with the US