World reacts to Margaret Thatcher's death

Published On: Apr 09 2013 06:34:13 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2013 11:14:10 AM CDT

World leaders react to the death of Britain's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher.

Angela Merkel
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"The freedom of the individual stood at the core of her beliefs, therefore, Margaret Thatcher recognized the power of the freedom movement in East Europe early on and supported it. I will not forget her part in overcoming the European division and in the end of the Cold War." -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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