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The Good Friday Agreement would never have happened without the European Union, says George Mitchell.
They also confirm their intention to continue to work constructively and in good faith with the Independent Commission, and to use any influence they may have, to achieve the decommissioning of all paramilitary arms within two years following endorsement in referendums North and South of the agreement and in the context of the implementation of the overall settlement.
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On 20th anniversary, Bill Clinton hails Good Friday Agreement for protecting the cause of democracy.
The Good Friday Agreement encompasses the relationships, the principles, the structures and the vision that will guide us through this present impasse.
The Good Friday Agreement was approved in Northern Ireland with over 70 per cent of the popular vote, including a majority of both Protestants and Catholics.The agreement was possible because Tony Blair's clear majority in parliament, and the fewer historic ties between Labour and the Protestant Ulster Unionist Party made Blair appear less biased to the Catholic minority.
Because agreement was reached and it was signed on Friday the 10th of April 1998, which was Good Friday. It is officially known as the Belfast Agreement.