Prime Minister’s Bilaterals
The Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) began by giving a readout of the two meetings the Prime Minister had had this morning. In the meeting with the Iraqi President Talabani, the Prime Minister took the opportunity to express his gratitude for the President s attendance at today s service, which recognised the symbolism of having [...]
Asked if there was any comment from the Prime Minister on President Obama s award, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had sent a private message of congratulations to the White House this morning. original source.
Asked what the Prime Minister thought that Hilary Clinton could bring to the negotiations in Northern Ireland, the PMS replied that the US was an important player in the process. Over the years, US Presidents and key officials had been involved in discussions on Northern Ireland. Asked what else would be on the agenda in [...]
Asked if there was any comment from the Government on the case, the PMS said that the Government noted today s judgement. The case remained before the courts so we did not propose to comment further at this point. original source.
Asked whether the fact that the Prime Minister would be making a statement on Afghanistan on Wednesday meant that a decision had been taken on any extra troops and an agreement was in place for the financing of equipment, the PMS said that as we had made clear a number of times this week, the [...]
Asked how the Prime Minister took the news that Britain was now outpacing the US as the world s number one financial centre, the PMS said that the Prime Minister was always pleased to hear news that underpinned how important the financial services sector was to this country and the important role it would play [...]
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