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South Africa: Powell minute for MT ("South Africa") [shown text of President Botha's television statement regarding the declaration of a state of emergency by Worrall; unhelpful; replied that MT attached "particular importance to the position of Mr Mandela"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1967 f373
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: Trade, Commonwealth (South Africa), Media, British policy towards South Africa, Charles Powell minutes