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Britain-US Relations / Cameron Visit / ABC Interview #970729

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010
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(Studio & Washington: Diane Sawyer) The US visit by British Prime Minister David Cameron to keep the harmony in the relationship with the US reported; details given about the release from prison of Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi & the economic cutbacks in Britain. [In interview, CAMERON - says he was angry about what happened in the Gulf of Mexico when the oil poured out, but it is in the world interest for BP to remain stable; comments on what President Obama said about BP; states Megrahi should have died in jail & we should be clear about the decision by the Scottish government to release him; reacts to the Senate view of a moratorium on oil drilling; talks about what Obama is like: cool & calm & frank; responds about the approaches of the US & Britain to their economic problems; suggests we are making progress in Afghanistan & have to be clear about why we are there: our national security & when our troops will be out; indicates what happens in Afghanistan is his biggest responsibility & the NATO allies have to get this right.]
Sawyer, Diane

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