In Dublin, Obama cites Irish peace accord as model for other conflicts
Christi Parsons"Reporting from Dublin, Ireland President Obama on Monday paid tribute to the success of the peace process in Northern Ireland, lauding the ability of formerly warring sides to re-imagine their relationships and holding them up as an example for other parts of the world now caught up in conflict. "It sends what Bobby Kennedy once called a ripple of hope,' that may manifest itself in a whole range of ways, Obama said as he emerged from a meeting with the prime minister. We are proud of the part that America played in helping to get both sides to talk and to provide a space for that conversation to take place. "The remarks bore special freight, given Obama's new effort to restart peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington talking to members of Congress while Obama is overseas, as a rift widens between the two administrations over the future course of the talks." Read on...
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"In Dublin, Obama cites Irish peace accord as model for other conflicts", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2011. Consulté le 21/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/in-dublin-obama-cites-irish-peace-accord-as-model-for-other-conflicts