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Richard Haass says disputes should be resolved by dialogue

17 July 2013 Last updated at 18:51 BST

The man who will chair all-party talks later this year says politics is the only way of resolving parades disputes.

Dr Richard Haass, who is in Northern Ireland on a fact-finding trip, met party leaders ahead of intensive talks in the autumn.

He said that recent violence in Belfast was a reminder of the challenges that remain in the region.

Mark Devenport reports.

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