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Irish FAQ: Glossary [10/10]
Section - 12) NI Current Affairs

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	GFA		Good Friday Agreement; the Northern Ireland
			settlement to end the troubles negotiated
			up until the early morning of the 10th of
			April, 1998, supported by majorities in NI
			and RoI in two simultaneous referenda in May;
			also referred variously to as the Belfast
			Agreement, the Stormont Agreement and the
			the British-Irish Agreement

	Downing St.	Joint Anglo-Irish communiqué issued in November 1995
	 Declaration	which started the policy of parallel "tracks" of
			negotiation: one for arms decommisioning and one
			for all-party talks

	Mitchell	Recommendations for democratic and non-violent
	Principles	negotiations, written by the International Body
			on Arms Decommisioning, headed by Senator
			Mitchell;  principles state that "to take the
			gun out of Irish politics", all parties to
			negotiations should commit themselves
			"a.  To democratic and exclusively peaceful means
			of resolving political issues;
			b.  To the total disarmament of all paramilitary
			organisations;
			c.  To agree that such disarmament must be
			verifiable to the satisfaction of an independent
			commission;
			d.  To renounce for themselves, and to oppose
			any effort by others, to use force, or threaten
			to use force, to influence the course or the
			outcome of all-party negotiations;
			e.  To agree to abide by the terms of any agreement
			reached in all-party negotiations and to resort
			to democratic and exclusively peaceful methods
			in trying to alter any aspect of that outcome
			with which they may disagree; and,
			f.  To urge that "punishment" killings and
			beatings stop and to take effective steps to
			prevent such actions."

	Forum for	Consultative body formed by ROI govt. comprising
	Peace and	party groups from North and South, formed to
	Reconciliation	"assist in identifying and clarifying issues which
			could most contribute to creating a new era of
			trust and co-operation on the island" of Ireland


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