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Richard Haass: Northern Ireland talks news conference

US diplomat Richard Haass is holding a news conference ahead of a further round of inter-party talks in Belfast designed to resolve contentious issues over parades, flags and Northern Ireland's past.

The US diplomat is determined to bring the talks to a head by the end of the year, and ideally before Christmas.

It is scheduled to begin at 12:30 GMT.

  • 09 Dec 2013