Friday November 22, 2019

DUP: Simon Coveney is harming Stormont talks

The DUP’s senior negotiator, Jeffrey Donaldson, said Coveney had been “deeply unhelpful”

2nd July, 2017

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney Pic: RollingNews.ie

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has been accused of damaging the chances of restoring power-sharing in the North by backing a key Sinn Féin demand.

The DUP’s senior negotiator, Jeffrey Donaldson, said Coveney had been “deeply unhelpful” and “harmed” the prospects of reaching a deal to restore the Stormont institutions after signalling his support for an Irish Language Act, a key demand of Sinn Féin....

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