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9/11 tribute: America and Britain have always bound together in adversity and will help solve future crises

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Twenty years ago on this coming Saturday, almost 3,000 people were killed in an act of barbarism.

As the world marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the City of London will remember all of those who fell. Trinity Church Wall Street, at Ground Zero in New York, and it’s twin in the Square Mile, the St Mary-le-Bow, will ring the “Bell of Hope” as it does for every anniversary. The bell is a reminder of the close links between our two cities and nations even at the darkest of times.

The act of terrorism on the twin towers, the Pentagon and the hijacked plane in Pennsylvania, was not just a strike on America: it was an attack on humanity.

This is a difficult time for many around the world, including my former colleagues at Merrill Lynch. Citizens of 77 different........

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