18 March 2004 Edition
McGuinness in the United States
Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness met with US Democratic Presidential challenger Senator John Kerry in Boston on Friday last. McGuinness was in Boston to meet opinion makers and political supporters of the Irish Peace Process. Senator Kerry was there as part of his campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for the US Presidency.
"During the short encounter I took the opportubity to brief the Senator on the present state of the Peace Process and bring him up to date on Sinn Féin's efforts to get the process back on track and have the Agreement implemented in full," said McGuinness. "I also thanked him for his recent statement in support of the Agreement and the need for inclusivity."
Martin McGuinness was also a special guest of the Governor of New Jersey, James McGreevey, during his visit. McGuinness thanked the Governor for his continued support for the Irish Peace Process.