Negotiations: dampening expectations

The Anderstown News supports the view expressed yesterday by Mark Devenport that the despite the hype around last week’s Downing Street meeting, there is little sign of progress:

“A week is a long time in politics but from all of the straws in the wind it appears that this ‘defining phase’ may well see us no further along than we have been since the British government pulled down the shutters on the Assembly in October.”

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