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South Africa: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("South Africa: ComGEP") [Eminent Persons Report: "general feeling in the Group was that they were being strung along... unlikely to be able to play any further role... very high risk of increased violence... need to prepare our position as thoroughly - and as quickly - as possible... [Howe] observes... before long we... [will] have exhausted the scope for minor, relatively painless measures"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1967 f451
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (International organizations), Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), European Union (general), Parliament, Conservative Party (organization), British policy towards South Africa, British relations with France, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the US, Charles Powell minutes