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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Afghanistan: Soviet Embassy letter to No.10 (General Secretary Gorbachev's Statement on Afghanistan) [timeframe for Soviet withdrawal; Charles Powell: "a characteristically skilful piece of work by Gorbachev. It says nothing new... It is designed to put pressure on Pakistan & the Resistance"] [released Jul 2018]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2013 f104
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Media, British relations with the Soviet Union, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (arms control)