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UK and Irish leaders seek end to Northern Ireland stalemate

AP  |  London 

The British and Irish prime ministers are heading to as hopes rise for an end to a political that has left without a government for more than a year. UK and her Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar, are due to hold talks with the main political parties in Northern Ireland's collapsed power-sharing administration. May's office says today's trip is aimed at encouraging the and Irish nationalists of to resolve their differences. The Catholic-Protestant power-sharing administration has been suspended since January 2017, after breaking down amid scandal over a The parties have blamed each other for the impasse that threatens power-sharing, the key achievement of Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 16:05 IST
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