Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 21 September 2014

Bill Clinton plans return visit to Belfast

Former US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attend daughter Chelsea Clinton and her fiance Marc Mezvinsky's pre-wedding party at the Beekman Arms Inn on July 30, 2010
Marc Mezvinsky,left with his new mother-in-law Hillary Rodham Clinton, his bride Chelsea and father-in-law former President Bill Clinton after the couples wedding Saturday July 31, 2010 in Rhinebeck,N.Y.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

Former American president Bill Clinton is planning to return to Belfast next month.

A brief visit has been organised in advance of a major economic summit on Northern Ireland in Washington on October 19.

It is being organised by his wife, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Mr Clinton was heavily involved in the Northern Ireland peace process, especially in the run-up to the signing of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. He first visited Belfast in December 1995.

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