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Ireland: FCO record of conversation (Hurd-Spring in Brussels) [Spring explains Irish Government position on visa, "some disappointment at the outcome", but would be vindicated if Adams led catholics to a peaceful settlement in the north; Spring thought Adams' commitment to peace genuine] [declassified Dec 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/4775 f36
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: British relations with the US, Foreign policy (USA), Security services & intelligence, Terrorism, Northern Ireland