Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuiness has said that he 'understood' the Justice4the21 campaigners who were protesting outside the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Centre in Warrington where the republican politician was giving a speech.
Speaking to press Mr McGuinness described the path to peace as a 'journey':
My heart goes out to all the victims of the conflict. I feel very compassionate to all of them. We need to be sorry for everything that happened with the people involved in the conflict."
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