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Gerry Adams T.D. responds to comments made by former PSNI Detective Chief Superintendent

2 April, 2014 - by Gerry Adams TD

Commenting on remarks made today by former PSNI Detective Chief Superintendent, Norman Baxter, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD said:

“It is a matter of public record that I called for the release of the two men. I also protested to the British Government.

“I did not ask the British Government to intervene with the PSNI.

“My protest at that time was entirely appropriate given that the British Government had given commitments to resolve the anomaly of the OTRs.

“Mr. Baxter’s outlandish claim that the NIO was trying to avoid arresting republicans is nonsense and ignores the virtual amnesty provided to the British army and RUC for the killing hundreds of citizens.

“Rather than the usual suspects grand-standing on this issue, the reality is that all of these legacy issues need to be dealt with.”

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