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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

South Africa: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Howe) [press leak of MT letter to President Botha; MT "extremely angry... confirmed her fear that her communications and conversations with foreign Heads of Government were in general given too wide a circulation"] [declassified Feb 2016]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1967 f472
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Commonwealth (general), Commonwealth (South Africa), Media, Executive, Parliament, Conservative Party (organization), British policy towards South Africa, Foreign Secretary’s meetings, MT messages to and from world leaders, MT's meetings as PM