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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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Wednesday May 04, 2005
12:04 AM

The Bad Touch

[ #24519 ]
Dear Log,

«Gen Jaruzelski - who declared martial law in 1981 with the aim of stamping out Poland's Solidarity movement - also recalled how Margaret Thatcher invited him to Chequers in June 1989. At the time eastern Europe's communist regimes were all crumbling.

"She grabbed me by the buttons of my jacket and said to me urgently, 'We cannot allow German reunification! You have to protest against it very loudly!' President Mitterrand said the same thing, if less decisively and openly."»

Whatchu mean 'we', Kimosabe?