29 September 2005 Edition
De Chastelain and independent witnesses confirm process of putting weapons beyond use completed
In a statement issued to journalists on Monday 26 September 2005, The Irish Republican Army said:
The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann announced on July 28 that we had authorised a representative to engage with the IICD to complete the process to verifiably put arms beyond use. The IRA leadership can now confirm that the process of putting our arms beyond use has been completed.
The statement was signed P O'Neill