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04/09/2017

Secretary Of State To Meet With NI Political Parties

Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire is to meet with the political parties later today, 04 September, to discuss restoring a power-sharing Executive.

He will meet with the DUP, Sinn Féin, Alliance, the SDLP and UUP.

Sinn Féin recently rejected a DUP proposal after leader Arlene Foster called for an immediate restoration of the assembly.
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Sinn Féin Northern leader Michelle O'Neill said the "DUP and the British government refused to honor the agreements and operate powersharing on the basis of equality".

NI has been without an Executive since January.

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