Clinton’s peace rallying call

Published: 08/12/2012

Political leaders must get out of Stormont and engage with their disillusioned grassroots, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today.

Mrs Clinton said the peace process was being challenged and added: “What we have to do is get out of the ballrooms, out of Stormont and into the communities where people live.”

This was Mrs Clinton’s seventh visit to Northern Ireland. She and her husband, former US president Bill Clinton, were key figures in helping carve out the peace process during the 1990s.

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