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Europe Prince Charles meets Gerry Adams: Latest sign of reconciliation between Britain and Sinn Fein?

Britain's Prince Charles and Gerry Adams met for the first time on Tuesday at a reception in the west of Ireland city of Galway, a day before Charles is due to visit a nearby site where the Irish Republican Army killed his great uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten in 1979.

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Britain's Prince Charles shook hands with Gerry Adams on Tuesday in his first meeting with the leader of the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) that killed his great uncle in a bomb attack 36 years ago.