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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: President Botha letter to MT (sanctions and negotiations) ["The stand you have taken on sanctions is courageous... I note... you still refer to a 'suspension' of violence... it will be useful to have in depth discussions with Geoffrey Howe when we meet later this month"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1968 f157 126/86
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Africa), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), British policy towards South Africa, British relations with the Soviet Union, MT messages to and from world leaders