Despite Taiosech Bertie Ahern’s previous assertion that the SF leadership knew in advance about the Northern Bank robbery, he has restated his view that if the two governments ‘froze Sinn Féin out’ it would be counter-productive, preferring instead to say that he is still waiting on “answers to the questions [on ending criminal activity] they had posed to Sinn Fein leaders last week.” – still preferring the “more benign” explanation, Bertie?
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