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Xi extends condolences for Thatcher's death

Updated: 2013-04-11 14:52
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping extended condolences Wednesday to Queen Elizabeth II over the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

In his message, Xi mourned the death of Thatcher and expressed his sympathy with her family.

Thatcher, known worldwide as the "Iron Lady," died Monday at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke.

Thatcher, in office between 1979 and 1990, was the only female prime minister of Britain.

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