Adams Receives Death Threat
Commenting after Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams was visited by the PSNI and told that dissident republicans were Œactively targeting‚ him, West Belfast Councillor Michael Ferguson said:
"Obviously republicans take all threats of this nature seriously, particularly at a time when the political process is in crisis.
"If this threat is true then I am sure that many republicans in West Belfast and further afield will be disappointed and indeed angry. However these republican micro organisations operate without either a mandate or a strategy to achieve change or deliver a united Ireland.
"Sinn Féin are absolutely committed to the peace process and we will not be deflected by threats from loyalists, the British or indeed so called dissident republicans." ENDS