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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: MT letter to General Obasanjo (South Africa) ["surprised that you believe... [Howe's] visit is being seen as an "exercise in futility". I recall... you clearly saw further direct contact as useful... general economic sanctions... would not be effective"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1969 f201
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (Africa), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), British policy towards South Africa, MT messages to and from world leaders