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February 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Britain failed Tuesday to persuade the European Community to ease sanctions against South Africa and announced that it would unilaterally lift an embargo on new investment. "There was no consensus on a lifting of sanctions," an Irish government spokesman said at the end of a one-day meeting of EC foreign ministers. British Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd announced immediately afterward that Britain would unilaterally lift the embargo on new investment.
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February 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Britain failed Tuesday to persuade the European Community to ease sanctions against South Africa and announced that it would unilaterally lift an embargo on new investment. "There was no consensus on a lifting of sanctions," an Irish government spokesman said at the end of a one-day meeting of EC foreign ministers. British Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd announced immediately afterward that Britain would unilaterally lift the embargo on new investment.
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July 19, 1987
Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga criticized Britain's policy toward South Africa's "abhorrent apartheid regime" and told Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that "constructive dialogue" by their respective nations could help solve racial strife there. Seaga made the comments in a toast during Thatcher's one-day visit to help mark Jamaica's 25th anniversary of independence from Britain.
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November 30, 1987
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has dropped plans for visits to five African countries after warnings that she might not be welcome, a British newspaper reported. The Sunday Telegraph said Thatcher's insistence that South Africa could resist sanctions over its racial segregation policies was a factor in all the cancellations of visits planned early next year.
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