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US welcomes publication of Bloody Sunday Inquiry report

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 14:28

Washington: US has welcomed the publication
of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry report and acknowledged the work
of those who contributed to this very important process,
including all those who testified.

"It is our hope that the scale of the inquiry, the
quantity of material available, and its findings will
contribute to greater understanding and reconciliation of what
happened on that tragic day," State Department spokesman P J
Crowley said.

"We recognize the deep and enduring pain of those who
lost loved ones on Bloody Sunday and throughout Northern
Ireland`s conflict in all communities," he said, adding the US
will continue to stand by those who are working towards
building a peaceful and pluralistic society.

United States hopes that the completion of the
independent inquiry`s work and publication of its report will
contribute to Northern Ireland`s ongoing transformation from a
turbulent past to a peaceful future, Crowley added.


First Published: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 14:28

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