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Former Irish Republican Army commander to dine with the Queen of England

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, April 6, 2014 12:19 EDT
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Ex-IRA commander McGuinness to attend queen’s banquet (via AFP)

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said Sunday he will attend a state banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth in a move that would once have been unthinkable for the former IRA commander. McGuinness hailed the queen’s “leadership”…

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