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Protestant Head Wants IRA Weapons Probe

A major Protestant leader demanded a full investigation into a newly discovered weapons cache believed linked to the Irish Republican Army. Efforts to sustain the 1998 peace accord for this British territory have repeatedly foundered on the issue of whether the IRA will scrap its weapons stockpiles as the landmark pact proposed. Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble said the find suggests that the IRA was planning to resume attacks. Trimble’s Protestant party has refused to participate in a Catholic-Protestant government, one of the biggest achievements of the peace accord, until the IRA proves it has renounced violence. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams dismissed the significance of the find. Full Story

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