The first reaction from David Trimble after talking to Bertie Ahern is that there is not enough on the table from the IRA to satisfy Unionist demands. On the closing timetable to find a saleable settlement he said:
“The Taoiseach thought that we were looking at a period of about five or six weeks before other things crowd us off the agenda. I am hoping we will see more intensive discussions between all of the parties to try and break the deadlock”
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