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Video: Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams 'welcomes' support on border poll


Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams says he 'welcomes' Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin’s support for holding a referendum on removing the Irish border.

Mr Adams reiterated the need to examine "new relationships on the island" after newly appointed Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire used his first engagement in Belfast to stress that the referendum result in the region - 56% backing Remain - did not provide adequate reason to call a vote on reunification with the Irish Republic, an EU member state.

"The fact is we are now in an entirely new dispensation given the vote to leave the EU and given the fact that the people in this part of the island voted to Remain."

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