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Watch: Richard Madeley clashes with Guyana’s president over reparations

Richard Madeley clashes with the president of Guyana (Credit: Good Morning Britain)

The president of Guyana will take centre stage at the United Nations today – but before doing so he had to take on ITV’s Richard Madeley. President Irfaan Ali, who has said descendants of European slave traders should offer to pay reparations to right historical wrongs, came to blows with the Good Morning Britain host during a debate on slavery.

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