Archive (TNA)
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: President Botha letter to MT (South Africa raids on Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia) ["continuation of... violence... as a form of pressure in the negotiating process... need for Governments... publicly to denounce the ANC... certain countries in Southern Africa continue to harbour terrorists... South African security forces were left with no option"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1966 f107 T95/86
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 10pp
Themes: Foreign policy (Africa), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), Terrorism, British policy towards South Africa, MT messages to and from world leaders