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Robin Cook Quotes

Robin Cook
Between us, France and Britain will commit a majority of the troops that are currently committed to that (NATO) force, ... We are both clear we are only going to supply our troops ... if there is a cease-fire and a demilitarization on both sides.
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#Force

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We are trying to find a peaceful solution to the crisis, ... We do not want to use force. But we will not let Saddam Hussein continue to obstruct the U.N. inspection teams.
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#Crisis

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I cannot support a war without international agreement or domestic support.
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#Agreement

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And I hope he will be willing to work with us and with the international community to take forward that peace process,
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#Community

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There is no doubting the fact that the majority of the people of Israel would like to see a peace settlement.
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#Israel

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to make sure that we do make it very difficult for the Yugoslav army to support the repression in Kosovo and that we increase the cost of Milosevic of doing that.
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#Army

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There is no question at any stage of Tony offering me his resignation nor at any stage of my thinking that he should be resigning,
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#Resignation

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This is a practical expression of our commitment to assisting Macedonia in defeating terrorism and the poisonous political perspective that Albanians and Slavs cannot live in the same state,
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#Commitment

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I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support.
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#Action #Scottish Politician

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Whoever is chosen as the prime minister of Israel ... we will respect their choice,
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#Choice

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Neither of us is predicting there will be an agreement by Tuesday, but what we have seen over the past 24 hours is substantial movement,
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#Agreement

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To restrict leaders of a democratic political party from moving around the country is a denial of fundamental human and political rights,
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#Country

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We are only going to commit ground troops if there is a commitment to a political process. Nobody is going to commit ground troops in the context of a continuing war and a crumbling cease-fire,
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#Commitment

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I warmly welcome the news that the meeting in Rome has agreed (to) the terms of a statute to establish the International Criminal Court,
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#News

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The killing must stop,
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#Killing

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how to bring home to President Milosevic the need for an immediate end to repressive action.
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#Action

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the first week of freedom for Kosovo.
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#Freedom

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This does not imply a crisis because they had always agreed they would go back at least once in mid-week,
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#Crisis

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Tell the people of Serbia how much wealth you have sucked out during the same years they have been impoverished in Serbia,
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#People

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We may be able through this conference to establish funds that will assist them and make sure they don't experience a second tragedy of having spent their youth being persecuted and now dying in poverty in their old age,
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#Experience

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There is no purpose in extending the talks any further,
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#Purpose

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It is a visible demonstration to our commitment to completing the job,
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#Commitment

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I do think those who are calling for ground troops have to be prepared to accept casualties that we are not able to accept,
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#Troops

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(The Macedonian government) are now in a position of strength and this is the time to take a political step towards the legitimate aspirations of the Albanian population,
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#Government

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We want to ensure there is an end to drug trafficking and an end to the violence, ... Britain is keen to support Colombia.
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#Violence

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We cannot accept any peace that does not allow refugees to return and return safely,
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#Peace

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[Dialogue is] the only way of reducing and eventually ending the violence in Kosovo, ... not by independence for Kosovo, but for enhanced autonomy and status for Kosovo.
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#Ending

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I think it would probably be fair to say that there was a selection of evidence to support the conclusion rather than a conclusion that arose from a full consideration of the evidence,
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#Support

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He put to bed any idea that there are going to be divisions between Europe and the United States over security,
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#Bed