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1985 Oct 1 - 1985 Oct 31
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1644
South Africa (Internal situation: relations with UK) (Part 7)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2014 Dec 30
Classification: Secret
Page count: 351
Any docs withheld? No

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85 Oct 31 Thu South Africa: Howe PS letter to No.10 (“EPG”) [Eminent Persons’ Group] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 31 Thu South Africa: UKE Pretoria telegram to FCO (“By Elections”) [results and implications] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 31 Thu South Africa: MT letter to President Botha (Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting) [MT sole voice of opposition to sanctions] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 30 Wed South Africa: MT letter to Christopher Tugendhat (Eminent Persons’ Group) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 29 Tue South Africa: UKE Pretoria telegram to FCO (“South Africa Internal”) [“ever-increasing cycle of violence”] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 29 Tue South Africa: UKE Pretoria telegram to FCO (“South Africa Internal”) [dialogue stalemate] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 29 Tue South Africa: UKE Pretoria telegram to FCO (“Commonwealth Mission on South Africa”) [Botha opposed] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 28 Mon South Africa: President of the Confederation of British Industry letter to MT (Commonwealth Conference) [congratulations on MT taking firm line on sanctions] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 28 Mon South Africa: UKHC Canberra telegram to FCO (“CHOGM, South Africa: Committee of Eminent Persons”) [press speculation on Howe’s appointment] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 28 Mon South Africa: President Botha letter to MT (Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Nassau) [“blatant interference in our national affairs”] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 27 Sun South Africa: Howe minute to MT (“CHOGM: Group of Eminent Persons (EPG)”) [British objectives, main problems of the proposal] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 27 Sun South Africa: No.10 minute to MT (“South Africa: Group of Eminent Persons”) [Howe declining to join it] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 25 Fri South Africa: UKE Pretoria telegram to FCO (“South Africa - a responsible Black Homeland leader’s view”) [Mabuza speech on government] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 22 Tue South Africa: President Botha letter to MT (CHOGM:position of South African government) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 21 Mon South Africa: UKDEL Nassau telegram to UKE Pretoria (MT message to President Botha) [outcome of Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 16 Wed South Africa: UKE Maputo telegram to FCO (“Machel’s message to Prime Minister”) [sanctions] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 15 Tue South Africa: President Machel letter to MT (bilateral cooperation and situation in South Africa) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 14 Mon South Africa: MT letter to PM Mulroney of Canada (Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting) [sanctions] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 14 Mon South Africa: MT letter to James Barber (Fellowship Programme for black South Africans) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 12 Sat South Africa: President Nyerere letter to MT (Commonwealth strategy on apartheid) [sanctions] [declassified 2014]