Gerry Adams congratulates Jeremy Corbyn
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has extended his “warmest congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn on his re-election today as leader of the British Labour Party".
The Sinn Féin leader said:
“Jeremy has been a stalwart friend to Ireland and of the Irish peace process for decades. In that time I have come to know him well.
"I want to extend my warmest congratulations to Jeremy on his resounding win. He faces many challenges in the time ahead in confronting the right wing agenda of the Conservative government, not least in addressing the issue of Brexit.
"I wish him well and look forward to working with him in the time ahead to ensure that the gains of the peace process are built upon.”