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19th December 1997 at 00:00
The register having been taken for the conference afternoon session, and one or two unauthorised absentees having been noted, Cameron Munro rose - and rose. He's always upbeat, taking his cue from some John Lennon lyrics: "People ask questions lost in confusion Well I tell them there's no problems only solutions."

"Ok, so the guy got shot a few weeks later," Munro observed mordantly.

But he, too, is a realist. "What's the difference between a 14-year-old and a terrorist? At least you can negotiate with a terrorist."

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