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Visits abroad, 1983-12 - 1988-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/10/46

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on visits to places and events including: CERCLE [European-American Conservative organisation] meetings, 1984-85; Honduras, Costa Rica and El Salvador, 1984; Jordan and Iraq, 1984; a Parliamentary delegation to the Falklands, 1984; Sudan, 1984; Israel, 1984; South Africa, c 1984-85; Jordan, 1985; Oman, 1985; Saudi Arabia, 1986; South Africa, 1986; Global Action Conference, Indonesia, 1986; United Arab Emirates, 1986; South Africa, 1987; Oman, 1987; Angola, 1988; Brunei, 1988; Oman, 1988.

Correspondents include: Peter Summerscale, British Ambassador to Costa Rica; 2nd Lord Trefgarne, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces, on JA's visit to the Falklands; Louis FitzGibbon, Secretary to the Horn of Africa Council; [Ronald] Timothy Renton, Minister of State, Foreign Office; Jonathan Aitken; Sir Patrick Wright [British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia]; Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary, on relations with Saudi Arabia; Margaret Rothwell, British Embassy, Jakarta [Indonesia]; Sir [William] Hamilton Whyte [British High Commissioner in Singapore]; Roger Westbrook, British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam; Robert Adley, Chairman of the British-ASEAN Parliamentary Group (2); Lord Carver; Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, thanking JA for his report on Oman.

Also includes: CERCLE paper by Brian Crozier on Soviet strategy for Southern Africa; report by JA on his visit to Jordan and Iraq, including talks with Tarik Aziz, Iraqi Foreign Minister, Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq and with King Hussein of Jordan; report by JA on relations with South Africa; briefing on the Falklands and report by JA on his visit; report by JA on his visit to the Sudan; report by JA on his talks with Israeli ministers, including Shimon Peres, Prime Minister of Israel and Yitzhak Shamir, Foreign Minister; report on JA's visit to South Africa, 1984-85; report on JA's meeting with King Hussein and Prince Hassan of Jordan; notes on JA's visit to Saudi Arabia, on oil policy and foreign affairs; report on JA's talks with South African ministers, 1986, including P W Botha, President of South Africa and on JA's visit in 1987; note on JA's meeting with the Sultan of Oman, 1987; account of JA's visit to the headquarters of UNITA [The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola], including meeting Jonas Savimbi, leader of UNITA; report on JA's visit to Brunei; report on JA's visit to the Sultan of Oman, 1988.


  • Creation: 1983-12 - 1988-10


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


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Finding aid date

2011-09-23 14:29:08.653000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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