McGuinness - this is a time of great hope and opportunity
Sinn Féin’s Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness speaking following a meeting of the partys Ard Chomhairle in Dublin today said ‘This is a time of great hope and opportunity. The people clearly want the process to move forward. Sinn Féin will be there and ready to form a government on March 26th.”
Mr. McGuinness said:
“This is a time of great hope and opportunity. It is clear that the vast majority of people on the island – nationalist, republican and unionist – want the process to move forward.
“The Sinn Féin Ard Chomhairle is meeting in Dublin today to begin the preparations for a return to power-sharing government. Our approach over the next two weeks is to work for the successful restoration of the Assembly, Executive and all-Ireland institutions. Sinn Féin will be there and ready to form a government on March 26th.
“Over the next fortnight the DUP have a big decision to make. They went into the election saying they are ready for government and they got a massive endorsement for this position. I hope that Ian Paisley will now see the benefits of doing the right thing. If they really want to move ahead they will find Sinn Féin ready to work with them to deliver in the interests of all the people.”ENDS