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Tony Blair on Meeting Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams

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Tony Blair on Meeting Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams

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On October 13, 1997, for the first time in a century of conflict, a British prime minister met with the leader of Sinn Fein, the unofficial political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). When speaking to reporters afterward, Prime Minister Blair defends his cordial treatment of Adams.