Gerry Adams has revealed his recent letter to the Taoiseach confirming Sinn Fein accepted “the political package contained in the proposals of the two governments” (and blamed the DUP for the failure to reach agreement).
Alliance leader David Ford sees a lack of trust between the DUP and Sinn Fein as the problem, but welcomed the political progress made.
The two governments’ eternal optimism for a deal remains undiminished, publicly at least.
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