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Despite Reagan Call, Slain Sailor's Mom Is Still Unhappy

June 25, 1987|Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The mother of slain Navy diver Robert Stethem says she will be satisfied if West Germany lives up to its promise today not to free accused terrorist Mohammed Ali Hamadi, but she still believes the Reagan Administration let her family down.

Patricia Stethem was assured directly today by Karl Paschke, minister of the West German Embassy in Washington, that Hamadi will never be given clemency if he is convicted in West German courts of killing her son during the TWA hijacking in June, 1985.

But Mrs. Stethem said neither President Reagan's call to her Wednesday nor Atty. Gen. Edwin Meese III's protestations today convinced her that the Administration did all it could to have Hamadi extradited to face trial in the United States.

"The fact is that he is not extradited," she said on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America." "They did not do enough."

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