World reacts to Margaret Thatcher's death

Published: Apr 09 2013 07:34:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2013 12:14:10 PM EDT

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

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Political leaders from around the world released statements and took to Twitter in reaction to the death of Britain's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. Here are a select few:

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