Sinn Féin believes that political progress possible
Sinn Fein Chief Negotiator, Mid Ulster MP Martin McGuinness has welcomed today's meeting between Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and British Prime Minster Tony Blair and their renewed focus on the peace process.
Mr McGuinness said:
"Sinn Fein has remained engaged with the two governments.
"Our discussions intensified over recent days. and we urged them to adopt an urgent and focussed appraoch to ensure forward movement. I, therefore, welcome today's meeting between the two governments.
"We left the two governments in no doubt about the difficulties that recent developments have created nor should we underestimate the deep difficulties facing us. But despite these difficulties
"I am firmly of the view that, with political will, good faith and determination on all sides, early progress can be made." ENDS
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