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Senator George Mitchell played a crucial role in helping create the Good Friday Agreement

George Mitchell: The real heroes were the people of Northern Ireland and their political leaders 

Twenty years ago the Government of the United Kingdom, the Government of Ireland, and eight Northern Ireland political parties declared their support for the Agreement that has come to be known as the Good Friday Agreement, and also as the Belfast Agreement. In the current difficult political climate in Northern Ireland I think it useful for all to recall and to heed the powerful and moving words by which the Governments and the parties pledged their support for the Agreement.

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