16 November 2006 Edition

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Assembly should meet on 24 November- McGuinness

Speaking at a press conference in Belfast last Friday, 10 November as parties responded to the proposals put forward by the two governments at St. Andrews, Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness MP said that he "firmly believed that all of the outstanding difficulties can be resolved and that on 24 November the Assembly must meet as set out at St. Andrews for the nominations of the First and Deputy First Minister as joint and co-equal partners in a new power-sharing government."

McGuinness said he was willing to sit down with Ian Paisley in the morning and called on the governments to help make this happen by convening a meeting of the Programme for Government Committee.

 

Breach of neutrality puts Ireland at Risk - Ó Snodaigh

Sinn Féin International Affairs spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has reiterated his call f

Assembly should meet on 24 November- McGuinness

Speaking at a press conference in Belfast last Friday, 10 November as parties responded to the proposals put forward by the two governments at St. Andrews, Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness MP said that he "firmly believed that all of the outstanding difficulties can be resolved and that on 24 November the Assembly must meet as set out at St. Andrews for the nominations of the First and Deputy First Minister as joint and co-equal partners in a new power-sharing government."

McGuinness said he was willing to sit down with Ian Paisley in the morning and called on the governments to help make this happen by convening a meeting of the Programme for Government Committee.

 

Breach of neutrality puts Ireland at Risk - Ó Snodaigh

Sinn Féin International Affairs spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has reiterated his call for the Irish Government to cease its support for America's war in Iraq and stop allowing US troops to use Shannon Airport.

 Ó Snodaigh said on Wednesday that Ireland was a neutral country and should have no part in the war in Iraq.  He said that as well as contravening Ireland's neutrality the Government has put Ireland's security at risk. He went on to say the war in Iraq is wrong and illegal and should be stopped.

 

McGuigan condemns racist attacks

North Antrim Sinn Féin MLA Philip McGuigan has condemned the 'mindless' attack on the home of three Polish nationals in Cullybackey last Saturday night.

McGuigan said there has been an upsurge in racist attacks in recent years in North Antrim and if it continues it will only be a matter of time before an innocent person is killed.

"Racist attacks are a reality in this constituency and I would call on those involved to desist immedor the Irish Government to cease its support for America's war in Iraq and stop allowing US troops to use Shannon Airport.

 Ó Snodaigh said on Wednesday that Ireland was a neutral country and should have no part in the war in Iraq.  He said that as well as contravening Ireland's neutrality the Government has put Ireland's security at risk. He went on to say the war in Iraq is wrong and illegal and should be stopped.

 

McGuigan condemns racist attacks

North Antrim Sinn Féin MLA Philip McGuigan has condemned the 'mindless' attack on the home of three Polish nationals in Cullybackey last Saturday night.

McGuigan said there has been an upsurge in racist attacks in recent years in North Antrim and if it continues it will only be a matter of time before an innocent person is killed.

"Racist attacks are a reality in this constituency and I would call on those involved to desist immediately. I would also appeal to the wider community to defend the rights, the safety and the dignity of those members of our community who are vulnerable to such appalling attacks", he said. iately. I would also appeal to the wider community to defend the rights, the safety and the dignity of those members of our community who are vulnerable to such appalling attacks", he said.

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