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1987 Nov 22 Su
Margaret Thatcher

Press Conference after meeting French Prime Minister (Jacques Chirac)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Press Conference
Venue: Hotel Matignon, Paris
Source: BBC Radio News Report 0700 23 November 1987
Journalist: Philip Short, BBC, reporting
Editorial comments: Available on CD-ROM only. Around 2100? MT and Chirac spoke to the press at the conclusion of their talks, which began at 1700. They broke for supper at 2100. The ITN Archive has some comments by MT perhaps made after the press conference: "We had a message from Monsieur Chirac expressing deep sympathy, not only for Enniskillen but also of course about the terrible accident we had at King’s Cross, which was rather different. The service at Enniskillen this morning was very deeply moving and I am very pleased I went".
Importance ranking: Minor
Word count: 260
Themes: Northern Ireland, Terrorism