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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Comments on Murder of Colonel William Higgins

Below is the text of Mr Major's comments following on the murder of Colonel William Higgins, made on 31st July 1989.


QUESTION:

[Mr Major was asked about the report that a pro-Iranian group had killed Colonel William Higgins]

FOREIGN SECRETARY:

I think it's an extremely sad day if it's true, this sort of violence begets further violence and that has been one of the problems in the Middle East for many years.