Letter to President Carter (failure of Tehran hostage rescue operation)
|Document type:||public statement|
|Venue:||No.10 Downing Street|
|Editorial comments:||Despatched 1430 GMT.|
|Themes:||Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Terrorism|
Thank you for your message today.
I should like to express to you my deepest personal sympathy at this difficult time following last night's events.
I have just watched your television broadcast and was much moved. I have the greatest admiration for the courage you have shown. I share in the feelings that you and your compatriots must be experiencing.