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1984 Apr 13 - 1984 Jul 19
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1392
South Africa (Visit to UK by Prime Minister, P.W. Botha, June 1984; meeting with Prime Minister)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Jan 3
Classification: Secret
Page count: 433
Any docs withheld? 1

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84 Apr 13 Fri South Africa: FCO minute to No.10 (“Possible Visit by the South African Prime Minister”) [declassified 2014]
84 Apr 17 Tue South Africa: UKE Cape Town to FCO (“Visit by P W Botha”) [Botha’s acceptance of MT’s invitation] [declassified 2014]
84 Apr 17 Tue South Africa: UKE Cape Town to FCO (“Visit by P W Botha to Europe”) [arrangements & Southern Africa issues] [declassified 2014]
84 Apr 18 Wed South Africa: Howe to UKE Cape Town (“Visit by P W Botha”) [arrangements] [declassified 2014]
84 May 3 Thu South Africa: FCO minute to No.10 (“Visit of the South African Prime Minister”) [press announcement] [declassified 2014]
84 May 9 Wed South Africa: UKE Lagos to FCO (“Visit by the South African Prime Minister to the UK”) [Nigerian reactions] [declassified 2014]
84 May 12 Sat South Africa: President Nyerere of Tanzania letter to MT (visit of South African Prime Minister) [declassified 2014]
84 May 12 Sat South Africa: Mengistu message to MT (Botha’s visit to Britain) [“designed to advance his ignominous and totaly discredited policy of apartheid”] [declassified 2014]
84 May 14 Mon South Africa: MT message to Presidents Nyerere, Moi and Obote (signing of the Nkomati Accord) [declassified 2014]
84 May 15 Tue South Africa: Major-General Buhari letter to MT (visit of South African Prime Minister to the UK) [declassified 2014]
84 May 16 Wed South Africa: FCO minute to No.10 (“Visit of the South Africa Prime Minister”) [arrangements] [declassified 2014]
84 May 16 Wed South Africa: Mengistu message to MT (Botha’s visit to Britain) [appeal to MT to withdraw the invitation] [declassified 2014]
84 May 17 Thu South Africa: UKE Maputo to FCO (“Mozambique and Mr. Botha’s Visit to Europe”) [declassified 2014]
84 May 17 Thu South Africa: UKE Lagos to FCO (Nigerian reactions on Botha’s visit to Britain) [“part of a co-ordinated policy to give comfort to apartheid”] [declassified 2014]
84 May 24 Thu South Africa: UKMIS New York telegram 538 to FCO (2215Z) (“Message from Secretary-General to Prime Minister: Visit of Mr. Botha”) [declassified 2014]
84 May 24 Thu South Africa: Chairman of the UK-Botswana Society letter to MT (“Visit of the South African Prime Minister”) [declassified 2014]
84 May 24 Thu South Africa: MT message to Chairman Mengistu (South African Prime Minister’s visit to the UK) [declassified 2014]
84 May 24 Thu South Africa: MT message to Major-General Buhari (“Mr. Botha’s Visit”) [declassified 2014]
84 May 25 Fri South Africa: Bishop Tutu letter to MT (Botha’s visit to the UK) [“I am writing to express our sense of shock”] [declassified 2014]
84 May 28 Mon South Africa: UKE Gaborone to FCO (“Botswana Aide Memoire on Relations with South Africa”) [declassified 2014]