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Soviet Union: No.10 letter to Howe PS ("Gorbachev Visit: Call by HM Ambassador, Moscow") ["to discuss the programme and agenda... [MT] thinks it would be a mistake... We should keep our powder dry for some really important occasion"] [released Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2546 f220
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 10pp
Themes: Charles Powell minutes, Media, Civil liberties, British relations with France, British relations with Italy, British relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, British relations with the Soviet Union, British relations with the US, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (general), Defence (arms control)