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Sinn Féin leaders meet President Obama

24 May, 2011 - by Gerry Adams TD


Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness met the US President Barack Obama.


Mr. Adams and Mr. McGuinness spoke to the President about the current situation in the Middle East and Mr. Adams raised the case of the undocumented Irish in the USA.


Speaking after today’s visit and the College Green event Gerry Adams said:


“We had a brief few words with President Obama. Martin and I urged him to stay engaged with the search for peace in the Middle East. And I had the opportunity to urge him to deal with the plight of the undocumented Irish in the USA.’

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