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Blair hails 'historic' Stormont agreement

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Blair hails 'historic' Stormont agreement


British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called it an ‘historic’ day for politics in Northern Ireland. He spoke shortly after the announcement of the power-sharing agreement between the DUP and Sinn Fein. “This is a very important day for the people of Northern Ireland but also for the people and the history of these islands and in a sense everything we have done over the last ten years has been in preparation for this moment because the people of Northern Ireland have spoken through this election. They have said we want peace and power-sharing, we want people working together and the political leadership has come in behind that and has said: ‘We will deliver what the people want’.”

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