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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: FCO record of conversation (Howe, P.W. Botha) ["A difficult and at times heated discussion... Botha said that he was not clear what the purpose of... [Howe's] mission was, and would not have received him but for his regard for [MT]... [Botha read] from a prepared statement"; sanctions; Mandela; suspension of violence ] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Pretoria
Source: PREM19/1969 f173
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), British policy towards South Africa, British relations with the US, Foreign Secretary’s meetings