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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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Showing items 41 - 60 of 64

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Datesort descending Value Title
85 Oct 22 Tue South Africa: President Botha letter to MT (CHOGM:position of South African government) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 22 Tue South Africa: FCO telegram to UKMIS New York (President Botha letter to MT) [sanctions and international aid] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 22 Tue South Africa: UKDEL Nassau telegram to UKHC Canberra (“Southern Africa: The Commonwealth Accord”) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 23 Wed South Africa: President Nyerere of Tanzania letter to MT (Inkatha’s commitment to non-violent reform) [condemns ANC and international media reporting] [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 25 Fri South Africa: Church Commissioners Secretary minute to Church Commissioners (“Investment and South Africa”) [copied to No.10 for interest] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 26 Sat South Africa: Christopher Tugendhat letter to MT (nomination to the Eminent Persons’ Group) [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 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 28 Mon South Africa: UKHC Canberra telegram to FCO (“CHOGM: South Africa”) [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 29 Tue South Africa: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Howe) [“CHOGM: Group of Eminent Persons” - Howe refusing to join, decision to approach Barber, failing which Howe’s nomination to be discussed again] [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 30 Wed South Africa: MT letter to Christopher Tugendhat (Eminent Persons’ Group) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 30 Wed South Africa: Commonwealth Secretary-General letter to MT (nominations to the Group of Eminent Persons) [declassified 2014]
85 Oct 31 Thu South Africa: Howe PS letter to No.10 (“EPG”) [Eminent Persons’ Group] [declassified 2014]