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Harry Dunn’s parents say their hopes of meeting Sacoolas ‘have become quite slim’

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Harry Dunn’s parents have admitted their hopes of meeting the woman who killed their son while driving on the wrong side of the road have ‘become quite slim’ after meeting with President Donald Trump in the White House.

Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles revealed their Oval Office meeting with Trump failed when National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien made clear Anne Sacoolas would under no circumstances be returning to the UK. 

The distraught parents said: ‘O’Brien was there next to Trump and he said “she is never coming back to the UK,”‘ before describing him as ‘quite aggressive.’ 

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Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles revealed their Oval Office meeting with President Trump was soured when National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien told them Anne Sacoolas would under no circumstances be returning to the UK

Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles revealed their Oval Office meeting with President Trump was soured when National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien told them Anne Sacoolas would under no circumstances be returning to the UK

Ms Charles made an emotional plea to Mrs Sacoolas, who ploughed into 19-year-old Harry Dunn while driving on the wrong side of the road near RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire

Ms Charles made an emotional plea to Mrs Sacoolas, who ploughed into 19-year-old Harry Dunn while driving on the wrong side of the road near RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire

The pair then emotionally explained how they refused to meet Mrs Sacoolas, who was in another room waiting for a reconciliation, because they promised their late son that they would get justice for him on UK soil.

Ms Charles said: ‘Our immediate reaction was no straight away. We made a promise to Harry and we said we would get justice on UK soil because the evidence was already there. 

‘If we meet her we need therapists around us, we don’t want to be thrown together.’

‘We hoped that she would do the right thing as a human and face the justice system. We would still work with her but to be honest our hopes of meeting have become quite slim.’

Speaking on This Morning with Eamon Holmes and Langsford, the bereaved parents accepted that there is a chance they won’t get the justice they want. 

Ms Charles said: ‘They were aware we were going to work with police to get her sentence suspended so she wouldn’t be taken from her children. 

The pair revealed that they refused to meet Mrs Sacoolas, who was in another room waiting for a reconciliation, because they promised their son that they would get justice for him on UK soil

The pair revealed that they refused to meet Mrs Sacoolas, who was in another room waiting for a reconciliation, because they promised their son that they would get justice for him on UK soil

Last night, Radd Seiger, a spokesman for Harry's parents, urged the CPS to make a quick decision to avoid keeping the family 'stuck in limbo'. Pictured: Mrs Sacoolas

Police were told Mrs Sacoolas had left Britain on September 16 after being granted diplomatic immunity. Pictured: Harry Dunn

The evidence includes CCTV footage of US citizen Mrs Sacoolas, 42, driving on the wrong side of the road outside RAF Croughton – a spy hub in Northamptonshire – almost eight weeks ago before crashing head-on into the 19-year-old motorcyclist

‘We have considered that we may not win but if justice means not getting her back but getting the truth then that’s a win. 

They said: 'O'Brien (pictured) was there next to Trump and said "she is never coming back to the UK" - he was quite aggressive'

They said: ‘O’Brien (pictured) was there next to Trump and said “she is never coming back to the UK” – he was quite aggressive’

‘We want to know who made the decision for her to go? When did she go? Who allowed her to leave?

Tim: ‘They lied to us. They said she had immunity and then didn’t have immunity.’

The pair then cast doubt on the efforts of the Foreign Secretary, telling viewers they were ‘sceptical’ after Dominic Raab admitted to them he delayed informing them that Mrs Sacoolas had left the country. 

Ms Charles then made an emotional plea to Mrs Sacoolas, who ploughed into 19-year-old Harry Dunn while driving on the wrong side of the road near RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire.

She said: ‘Come back to the UK. We’re not horrible people.

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‘We know she must be suffering – her two children were in the car – they must be suffering too. We want her to come back.’

Charlotte Charles (pictured with son Harry) and Tim Dunn were told yesterday that police have handed their file to the Crown Prosecution Service

The evidence includes CCTV footage of US citizen Anne Sacoolas, 42, driving on the wrong side of the road

Charlotte Charles (left with son Harry) and Tim Dunn were told yesterday that police have handed their file to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). The evidence includes CCTV footage of US citizen Anne Sacoolas (right), 42, driving on the wrong side of the road

The pair then cast doubt on the efforts of the Foreign Secretary, telling viewers they were 'sceptical' after Dominic Raab admitted to them he delayed informing them that Mrs Sacoolas had left the country

The pair then cast doubt on the efforts of the Foreign Secretary, telling viewers they were ‘sceptical’ after Dominic Raab admitted to them he delayed informing them that Mrs Sacoolas had left the country

Yesterday, Harry’s family called for prosecutors to ‘get on with it’ after learning vital evidence has been passed on to them.

Ms Charles and Mr Dunn were told that police have handed their file to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). 

The evidence includes CCTV footage of US citizen Mrs Sacoolas, 42, driving on the wrong side of the road outside RAF Croughton – a spy hub in Northamptonshire – almost eight weeks ago before crashing head-on into the 19-year-old motorcyclist. 

She used her husband’s status as a US intelligence officer to claim diplomatic immunity before leaving Britain. 

But her immunity from prosecution has expired because he is no longer in his post, according to the Foreign Office.

The CPS will decide whether the evidence is strong enough for charges to be brought. Then an extradition request could be made to the US for her arrest.

Last night, Radd Seiger, a spokesman for Harry’s parents, urged the CPS to make a quick decision to avoid keeping the family ‘stuck in limbo’. 

He said: ‘Come on, let’s get on with it. For us that would be a big step if an extradition request was submitted to the US.

‘That would be one giant step towards achieving closure. It’s not a game – this family are grieving.’ 

The CPS will decide whether the evidence is strong enough for charges to be brought. Then an extradition request could be made to the US for her arrest. Pictured: Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles

The CPS will decide whether the evidence is strong enough for charges to be brought. Then an extradition request could be made to the US for her arrest. Pictured: Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles

Labour has called for an urgent parliamentary inquiry into the Government’s handling of the case after the Foreign Office admitted hiding information from the teenager’s family. 

Police were told Mrs Sacoolas had left Britain on September 16 after being granted diplomatic immunity. 

Harry’s parents claim they were not informed until ten days later.

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry said: ‘It now looks increasingly clear that the Foreign Secretary and his officials have something to hide in terms of how they responded to this dreadful tragedy.

‘The rights, justice and answers that are due to Harry Dunn’s grieving family can no longer be denied.’

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