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Talks on UDR leaks

Title
Talks on UDR leaks
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
16 Sep 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
Elena Curti reports from Dublin on doubts over the future role of the Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) following a string of leaks to loyalist extremists. A 7 hour meeting of the Anglo-Irish conference discussed the issues. Northern Ireland Secretary, Peter Brooke says the vetting of recruits and the regiment’s duties are under review but Irish Foreign Minister Gerry Collins hints, speaking to press, the future of the Anglo-Irish agreement will be in jeopardy if Britain fails to take tough action. Broadcast on LBC AM programme.
Contributors
Elena Curti; Peter Brooke; Gerry Collins
Keywords
Data protection; Northern Ireland; Terrorism; Ireland; UK; Great Britain; International relations; Military affairs; Dublin; UDR

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