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South Africa: FCO record of conversation (Howe, Pik Botha) [sanctions; Mandela; negotiations; "Botha said that he felt betrayed. He was tempted to think that there was a hidden agenda and that some Europeans... [were] actually resigned to seeing a Marxist government installed in South Africa"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: Pretoria
Source: PREM19/1969 f157
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), British policy towards South Africa, British relations with the Soviet Union, Foreign Secretary's meetings