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Alexander Downer

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I hate to spoil my own prospects, but I really don't respect the kiss-and-tell approach to public life at all, not at all.

— Alexander Downer

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I think any good government will target on the finishing date, that is, the polling day and make sure that their strategy is strong and in place to get them successfully re-elected.

— Alexander Downer

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I'm not terribly focused on whether I even could ever become the Leader of the Liberal Party or the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the future.

— Alexander Downer

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If people are concerned about my house and where I live again it's much more of a reflection on them than it is on me.

— Alexander Downer

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My father had the same name as me but he was known as Alec. He was a member of the House of Representatives.

— Alexander Downer

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Sheik Hilaly is making a good contribution. He is making a good contribution.

— Alexander Downer

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So this is all part of a free society. People are entitled to hold whatever view they want, and the media can report things how they wish.

— Alexander Downer

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Well goodness knows, goodness knows what historians will write.

— Alexander Downer

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Well, it's a - I don't want to disappoint you, but it's a time worn tradition of Australian Governments over many years not to get into any discussion about that aspect of intelligence matters.

— Alexander Downer

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Yeah, well I'm not aspiring to be the Prime Minister.

— Alexander Downer

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An agreement which has been criticised by some opposition parties and other critics including a bipartisan letter of reproach from 50 members of the United States Congress as being unfair to East Timor as the gas reserves are closer to East Timor than Australia but are claimed by Australia on the basis of a treaty with General Suharto in 1989. By the end of 1994 his approval ratings had dwindled to 34 percent after being as high as 53 percent.

Downer is currently the United Nations Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus. Alexander John Gosse Downer AC (born 9 September 1951) is a former Australian Liberal Party politician who was Foreign Minister of Australia from 11 March 1996 to 3 December 2007 the longest-serving in Australian history. He was also the Leader of the Opposition for eight months from 1994 to 1995.

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