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26/04/2018

Sinn Fein Vice President calls for an Irish unity referendum within five year

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Belfast, April 2.– Addressing republicans at an Easter Rising commemoration in Belfast's Milltown Cemetery, the Sinn Fein vice president said: "Ending partition has now taken on a new dynamic because of 

Brexit.

"Brexit exposes the undemocratic nature of partition."

"Sinn Fein believes there should be a referendum vote on Irish unity within the next five years."

Sinn Fein Vice President Michelle O'NeillSinn Fein Vice President Michelle O'NeillHer wide-ranging speech also touched on the Good Friday Agreement, which marks its 20th anniversary this month, and the current Stormont impasse.

Many of those participating in yesterday's event wore historical military-style uniforms ...

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