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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Terrorism: President Nyerere letter to MT (Stansted hijack) [“very deep appreciation ... a tremendous achievement to persuade the hi-jackers to release all the hostages, and finally to surrender themselves without damaging the plane”] [released Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1630 f26 (T36/82)
Editorial comments:

Supporting documents follow, including the President's spoken thanks given directly to the British High Commissioner. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 10pp
Themes: MT messages to and from world leaders, Foreign policy (Africa), Terrorism