Sino-British handover of Hong Kong to China on the issue, the "Iron Lady" Margaret Thatcher met Deng Xiaoping, the Iron and Steel Company.
Wishful thinking in the United Kingdom in the handover of Hong Kong to China on the issue of sovereignty for the right to rule, and the handover to China will cause the investment crisis of confidence as the pressure of chips. Margaret Thatcher said in a meeting with the Chinese Premier, the treaty ceded Hong Kong that are in effect in accordance with international law, to repeal, to be dealt with according to the law by the British Parliament, suggested that the two sides resolved a separate agreement, the United Kingdom reserves the governance of Hong Kong the right to maintain Hong Kong's prosperity and stability. However, the Chinese firm attitude, explicitly told Margaret Thatcher, can also make the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong, if you want to choose one of the two, depending on the priority of sovereignty (Hong Kong) prosperity and stability. As the two sides Pending the outcome of the discussion of the question of Hong Kong agreed to talk about Margaret Thatcher and Deng Xiaoping met the next day.
September 24, Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher met to talk about the question of Hong Kong. Britain stressed the issue of sovereignty of Hong Kong to the United Kingdom is intractable, if there is no agreement with the Chinese side management and control will be very difficult to persuade the British government. Deng Xiaoping immediately asked, "control" (control) What is the meaning of the British side said that Hong Kong from China's political and legal system. Deng Xiaoping, then interrupted to say, "control" is a place on behalf of a national governance. Britain said the sovereignty and the right to rule, such as to change the governing power, will produce a crisis of confidence.
Deng Xiaoping met with Margaret Thatcher, clearly put forward the issue of sovereignty without discussion, and China will recover sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997, and is otherwise difficult to explain to the Chinese people, unable to recover sovereignty, such as the Qing Dynasty, the public will no longer trust their leadership, the Chinese government is going to withdraw from the political arena. Margaret Thatcher quit listening to these words, saying should be allowed to continue to govern Hong Kong after 1997. Deng Xiaoping said in response, "I'm sorry" to recover sovereignty over Hong Kong, China, no choice, he stressed that China will maintain the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong and the capitalist system.
Former Director LU Ping once talked about talks with Margaret Thatcher in 1982, Deng Xiaoping pointed out that, if there is a significant fluctuation in China will consider the use of force if necessary to recover Hong Kong. According to the records of the talks, Deng Xiaoping proposed to prevent someone to create chaos before the handover of Hong Kong in 1997, which means that if chaos, will be forced to consider the resumption of sovereignty when and in what form. British personnel involved in the talks said later when it comes to this meeting, a Deng Xiaoping's words spoken were not included in the record of Chinese and British sides, this person said, Deng Xiaoping a weight, in Hong Kong in 1997 serious confusion, China will consider sending troops. Deng Xiaoping this sentence so that the "Iron Lady" was dizzy. Visit to the United States, Margaret Thatcher spoke Why did the wrestling thing in the Great Hall of the People on the steps, she said, was trance. Looks Deng Xiaoping in the maintenance of the hard-line stance on the sovereignty of the "Iron Lady" fried halo, Margaret Thatcher to the outside world, after she stepped out of the Great Hall of the People was thinking, why so short Deng Xiaoping talks rude.
Margaret Thatcher Foundation declassified documents on the public pointed out that Margaret Thatcher slipped and fell down the steps of the Great Hall of the People after the end of talks with Deng Xiaoping, a symbol of the people of Hong Kong as the UK fell. She also need to walk a difficult road, both to stabilize, they can not give false expectations to the people of Hong Kong. Margaret Thatcher had intended to be held two rounds of talks with Deng Xiaoping's visit to Beijing, however, the first time after the end of the talks in the smell of gunpowder, the second round of talks fell through, the two sides agreed to continue negotiations through diplomatic channels.
In 1982, Margaret Thatcher fell in the Great Hall of the People on the steps of the video capture screen.
Margaret Thatcher on the steps of the Great Hall of the People in the Sino-British Joint Declaration signed by the evening, and again fall, media reports said that the Margaret Thatcher wrestling is very good mood. When he was Assistant Minister of the Ministry of Public Security, Mr Zhu publicly disclosed insider, December 19, 1984, the Sino-British Joint Declaration signed at the Great Hall of the People, Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher attended the ceremony. After the reception, Margaret Thatcher, the UK delegation to leave out of the East Gate of the City Hall Steps along the stairs down. Suddenly, Margaret Thatcher right foot slip a little sideways on one leg fell to his knees on top of the steps, then arm guards.
Unfortunately, the City Hall there is a joint meeting of the International Criminal Police Organization was held, to participate in the meeting of the American police chief happened to shoot to the lens second fall of the "Iron Lady". The Ministry of Public Security this reporting to Deng Xiaoping, Deng Xiaoping's instructions impact to a minimum. The Ministry of Public Security's strategy is to get the camera, so that the image becomes virtual. The next day, Mr Zhu proposed to the United States Police Chief visit the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, the Americans are not interested. Mr Zhu and invite guests to visit Zhongnanhai Yingtai cheap jewelry, the police chief finally got interested.
Yingtai, a "gardener" install sprinkler pipe "accidentally" water sprayed on the body of Mr Zhu and police. Soaked to the skin, the two jackets and carrying cameras to the staff drying. The staff quickly to get the camera optics expert, only to find that the camera password setup. Last invited decoding experts "to solve the case. Later, the American police chief was also published in the "Washington Post" Margaret Thatcher fell on the front steps of the Great Hall of the People photo, but the "Iron Lady" of the lens down to one knee has been virtual.