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Wheels Down in London and Belfast

SCHEDULE OF THE PRESIDENT
FOR
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1995

7:10 am     The President and First Lady arrive Heathrow Airport, London, England

Since Northern Ireland is a region of the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister John Major extended the honor of a state visit to the President and First Lady starting in London. Along with all of the pomp and ceremony of such an occasion, it also afforded Major the opportunity to discuss his support for the ongoing peace negotiations amongst his government, the Republic of Ireland, and participating political leaders in Belfast.

Joint Press Statements

President Clinton and Prime Minister John Major give a joint news conference in front of 10 Downing Street.

Buckingham Palace

President Clinton and Prince Philip inspect the Queen's Guard at Buckingham Palace, London.

SCHEDULE OF THE PRESIDENT
FOR
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1995

9:10 am             The PRESIDENT and First Lady arrive Aldergrove Airport, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The President and the First Lady then flew aboard Air Force One for approximately one hour to Royal Air Force Base Aldershot, which serves as the international airport. The temperature was below freezing outside Belfast as the traditional red carpet was rolled out across the tarmac to the towering Boeing 747. As President Clinton emerged, important political dignitaries lined up for handshakes and photographs with the First Couple.

 

Belfast Arrival

President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton arrive at Aldergrove Airport in Belfast. They are met by Lord O'Neil, Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim and others.

Wheels Down in London and Belfast