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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Defence: No.10 Policy Unit minute to MT ("Export credit for Pakistan") ["Given Pakistan's financial position, this proposal comes very close to aid, in military form. Pakistan is a poor risk... The prime object of exporting is to get paid, not to win prestige, or cement friendships"] [declassified Jan 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1186 f427
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 11pp
Themes: Industry, Public spending & borrowing, Trade, Foreign policy (Africa), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (development, aid, etc), European Union (general), Defence (general), Defence (Falklands), British relations with France, British relations with Italy, MT messages to and from world leaders