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In a move that could end what has long been viewed as the primary obstacle to the full implementation of a political peace deal in Northern Ireland, the IRA has destroyed its vast arsenal of weapons, independent monitors announced Monday.
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The Irish Republican Army announced Thursday it would end all armed campaigns and work purely through political channels in what could be a historic step forward in advancing the stalled 1997 peace deal.
The Northern Ireland peace process, stalled for more than a year, lurched back into motion Tuesday with dual announcements that the Irish Republican Army had surrendered more arms and the British government would hold key elections Nov. 26.
In a move that threatens to derail the last four years of peace talks in Northern Ireland, the Irish Republican Army ended its cooperation with the international commission established to disarm all sides in the conflict.
In a dramatic move to salvage the struggling peace process in Northern Ireland, the outlawed Irish Republican Army today announced it had begun disarming.
Gerry Adams, president of the staunchly pro-Irish Sinn Fein party, called on the Irish Republican Army to being disarming in an effort to save the teetering Northern Ireland Assembly. The following is the full text of his speech.
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