US Attorney General and Bermuda’s Premier discuss US Stop List

WASHINGTON, DC – Bermuda’s Premier Dr. Ewart Brown met with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday, September 25th, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

During Friday’s meeting, the two men discussed the environmental clean up of the former U.S. base lands in Bermuda and what’s referred to in Bermuda as the U.S. Stop List. The Premier said he would like to convince Americans to “liberalize the policy” as it relates to the travel of Bermudians on the Stop List.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Bermuda’s Premier in Washington, DC

Dr. Brown and Mr. Holder also talked about the four Chinese men now living in Bermuda who were formally detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Premier said: “The Attorney General was effusive in his praise of Bermuda for its handling of the Uighurs situation. During our meeting he showed sincere gratitude to the people and government of Bermuda.”

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