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August 8, 1988
A British warship came within 10 seconds of shooting down a civilian aircraft over the Persian Gulf last year, according to a British weekly newspaper, the Observer. Quoting unnamed air traffic controllers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the paper reported that the destroyer Cardiff last year had aimed surface-to-air missiles at a plane that did not respond to warnings from the ship. "Preparations were made to shoot down the plane," the Observer said.
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April 21, 1998 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have agreed to hold separate meetings with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in London in early May to try to break a yearlong impasse in their peace talks. The meetings, to be hosted by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, were proposed by the United States and announced on Blair's visit to the region, his first attempt at Middle East peacemaking.
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January 15, 1989 | From Reuters
British Foreign Office Minister William Waldegrave urged Israel on Saturday to recall the guerrilla past of many of its founding fathers and accept that Palestinian militants could also abandon violence. Waldegrave told British Broadcasting Corp. radio a day after talks in Tunisia with Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat that Israel should adapt to the PLO's proclaimed moves towards peace.
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January 15, 1989 | From Reuters
British Foreign Office Minister William Waldegrave urged Israel on Saturday to recall the guerrilla past of many of its founding fathers and accept that Palestinian militants could also abandon violence. Waldegrave told British Broadcasting Corp. radio a day after talks in Tunisia with Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat that Israel should adapt to the PLO's proclaimed moves towards peace.
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April 21, 1998 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have agreed to hold separate meetings with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in London in early May to try to break a yearlong impasse in their peace talks. The meetings, to be hosted by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, were proposed by the United States and announced on Blair's visit to the region, his first attempt at Middle East peacemaking.
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March 26, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe told his Saudi Arabian counterpart on Wednesday that Britain has no intention of restoring ties with Syria, British officials said. During talks with Prince Saud al Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, Howe said that ties with Damascus will not be restored until Britain has proof Syria is no longer involved in terrorist activities, they said.
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August 8, 1988
A British warship came within 10 seconds of shooting down a civilian aircraft over the Persian Gulf last year, according to a British weekly newspaper, the Observer. Quoting unnamed air traffic controllers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the paper reported that the destroyer Cardiff last year had aimed surface-to-air missiles at a plane that did not respond to warnings from the ship. "Preparations were made to shoot down the plane," the Observer said.
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March 26, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe told his Saudi Arabian counterpart on Wednesday that Britain has no intention of restoring ties with Syria, British officials said. During talks with Prince Saud al Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, Howe said that ties with Damascus will not be restored until Britain has proof Syria is no longer involved in terrorist activities, they said.
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