Richard Haass says majority in Northern Ireland want compromise
28 October 2013 Last updated at 18:36 GMT
Former US envoy Dr Richard Haass has told reporters that he thinks the vast majority of people in Northern Ireland are ready for compromise.
Dr Haass is in Belfast to continue his inter-party talks dealing with parades, flags and the past.
"There has been an awful lot of progress, more progress to be made," he said.
Martina Purdy reports.