In light of the number of Brexit-supporting politicians and journalists in Britain now expressing open hostility towards the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, it comes as no surprise that the Democratic Unionist Party has taken the opportunity to move against the foundations of the multistranded peace deal which ended thirty years of conflict or so-called Troubles in the British-controlled north-east of Ireland. From Sam McBride in iNews:
A senior DUP MLA has said that he sees little prospect of Stormont returning this year and hinted that there may be changes to the Belfast Agreement before that happens.
In evidence to the Commons’ Northern Ireland Affairs Committee TODAY, Simon Hamilton said that there was now a serious breakdown in trust between his party and Sinn Féin after talks to restore devolution collapsed three weeks ago.
The former Stormont finance minister’s comments are significant because he is seen as one…
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