Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has welcomed the publication this evening of the‘Proposed Agreement - AN AGREEMENT AMONG THE PARTIES OF THE NORTHERN IRELAND EXECUTIVE on PARADES, SELECT COMMEMORATIONS, and RELATED PROTESTS; FLAGS AND EMBLEMS; and CONTENDING WITH THE PAST’ document that emerged out of the Haass talks.
The Sinn Féin leader urged all of those interested in building the peace process to read the proposal and called on all of the parties to the talks and the British and Irish governments to ‘embrace it as a significant step forward.’
Gerry Adams said:
“The publication of the Haass proposals is a welcome development.
I would urge all of those interested in building the peace process to take the time to read this document and the accompanying note from Richard Haass and Meghan O Sullivan.
I would also appeal to all of the parties to the talks and to the two governments to embrace the Haass proposals as a significant step forward.”
The document is online here:http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/haass.pdf
This can be accessed via both the Executive home page and OFMDFM website and we will tweet from the NI Executive account.