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UK to call Northern Ireland election within 12 weeks - minister

UK to call Northern Ireland election within 12 weeks - minister
UK to call Northern Ireland election within 12 weeks - minister Copyright Thomson Reuters 2022
Copyright Thomson Reuters 2022
By Reuters
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BELFAST - The British government has decided to call an election to Northern Ireland's regional assembly but has not yet decided when, the minister responsible for the region said on Friday.

Chris Heaton-Harris told journalists in Belfast that he had a legal duty to call an election within 12 weeks and would provide more details next week.

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