Belfast Good Friday Agreement

Morgan also pointed out that, unlike the Ireland Act 1949 and the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973, drawn up under Sunningdale, the 1998 Agreement and the resulting UK legislation explicitly provided for the possibility of a united Ireland. [27] On Friday, April 10, 1998, at 5:30 p.m., an American politician, George Mitchell, said: « I am pleased to announce that the two governments and the political parties of Northern Ireland have reached an agreement. » The previous text has only four articles; It is this short text that is the legal agreement, but it incorporates the last agreement into its timetables. [7] From a technical point of view, this draft agreement can be distinguished as a multi-party agreement, unlike the Belfast Agreement itself. [7] Issues of sovereignty, civil and cultural rights, weapons dismantling, demilitarization, justice and policing were at the heart of the agreement. . . .

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