The Congressional Friends of Ireland, a group in the US Congress which supports and promotes peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, has written to Boris Johnson warning that it will oppose any US-UK trade deal if it risks undermining the Good Friday Agreement
The 1998 Good Friday Agreement
ended the Northern Ireland conflict, which broke out in the 1960s.
THERE is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal succeeding if Brexit jeopardises the Good Friday Agreement
, the speaker of the US House of Representatives has warned.
diplomats worry that Johnson's Brexit plans could disrupt the 1998 Good Friday Agreement
, which established Northern Ireland as a part of the United Kingdom.
She added: "If the British Government have factored into their calculations a hard border, then they must factor in a unity referendum as laid out in the Good Friday Agreement
A KEY architect of the Good Friday Agreement
has warned that the peace treaty will be destroyed by the Northern Ireland backstop still being pushed by the EU.
Conservative MP Sir Graham Brady The Government was "too pliant" in accepting the EU's argument that the Irish backstop was the only way to protect the Good Friday Agreement
, Sir Graham Brady has said.
Most of us in the rest of the UK too often take Northern Ireland's peace for granted and rarely think much about the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement
THE Good Friday Agreement
was hard won after 30 years of conflict.
Theresa May is facing a massive backlash over claims she could rewrite parts of the Good Friday Agreement
The chairman of the Good Friday Agreement
negotiations had required a commitment to non-violence and democracy from all the parties before entering dialogue, one which endures today.