Who Was Prime Minister During Good Friday Agreement

British Prime Minister John Major worked closely with Irish Taoiseach Albert Reynolds on a joint statement that it was hoped would form the basis of a peace initiative. This led to the Downing Street Declaration of 15 December 1993. The Declaration recognized the two different traditions in Ireland and stated that peace could only be achieved through the reconciliation of the differences between them. Both governments are committed to building this reconciliation process and creating appropriate political structures to facilitate it. After marathon negotiations, an agreement was finally reached on 10 April 1998 […].

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