Clinton condemns NI violence

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has condemned the violence sparked over the decision to restrict the flying of the Union flag at Belfast City Hall. She has said: "There can be no place for violence in the new Northern Ireland."

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Clinton praised for 'instrumental' role in peace process

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Credit: ITV News

The First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson praised US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her "instrumental" role in the peace process.

He said: "Very often, we will sit down, and somebody will mention someone who has claimed to be instrumental in the peace process, and Martin and I look at each other, and say 'Do you know them?'

"But you are one person who has consistently helped us. You have been a great friend to Northern Ireland."

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