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    Tribute to Margaret Thatcher

    The British Parliament held a special session to honor former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died on April 8, 2013, of a stroke. She was 87.

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    British Prime Minister Cameron on European Union Summit

    Prime Minister David Cameron reported on his meetings with European Union leaders on a seven-year budget cut deal. He told lawmakers this the agreement was a “good deal for…

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    Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Parliamentary Reforms

    Prime Minister Gordon Brown spoke about his government’s proposal to reform House ethics regulations. Key portions of the proposal included the publishing of all MP expenditures,…

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    Friendly Fire in the Persian Gulf

    Members of the British House of Commons debated the issue surrounding the death of nine British soldiers in the Persian Gulf War in an excerpt from the private notice questions period of…

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    Hong Kong Future

    After a visit by a delegation from the Hong Kong Legislative Council, members debated issues surrounding the upcoming transfer of Hong Kong to Chinese control on July 1, 1997 in a special…

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    Bosnia Reconstruction

    After attending meetings with representatives of 43 nations and 11 international organizations concerning the implementation of the Bosnian peace agreements, Mr. Rifkind and…

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    Foreign Secretary Interview

    During a visit to Washington, DC Foreign Secretary Rifkind talked about the future of NATO, Hong Kong and other international issues.

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    Conflict in Former Yugoslavia

    Mr. Rifkind spoke on the situation in Bosnia and British involvement in the conflict. Today, Bosnian Serbs launched attacks on the eastern Bosnian town of Gorazde, and NATO…

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    Situation in Iraq

    Secretary Rifkin spoke to the House of Commons about the latest events in Iraq. He discussed the French dissatisfaction with the bombing the week previous. He was questioned about…

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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Secretary Perry and General Shalikasvili briefed the press on their feelings concerning the accidental friendly fire incident in northern Iraq. In addition, the British foreign…

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    U.S.-British Relations

    The foreign minister talked about talked about British politics, the European Community, the stability of Eastern Europe, U.S.-British trade and other topics.

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