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Adams to attend President elect Obama’s Inauguration

14 January, 2009 - by Pat Sheehan


Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP MLA will attend next weeks inauguration in Washington for President elect Barak Obama and Vice President elect Senator Joe Biden.
Mr. Adams said:
"The United States has played a consistently significant role in the Irish peace process over the last decade.

"President elect Obama has already committed to continuing U.S. support for the Irish peace process.

"The new US President has also made positive comments on trade and investment, and has acknowledged the need for immigration reform.

"Sinn Féin is committed to working with Irish America toward building on the positive relationship we have with both Democrats and Republicans and with the new administration in Washington.

"The coming into office of the Obama administration will present many positive new opportunities and challenges." CRÍOCH

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