Martin McGuinness
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Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen

Sinn Fein has agreed to a historic first meeting with the Queen following a special meeting of the party.

Martin McGuinness is due to meet the Queen and shake her hand at a charity reception in Belfast next week.

The former IRA leader has been a major figure in the Irish peace process and has been deputy first minister of Northern Ireland for five years.

Mark Simpson reports.

  • 22 Jun 2012
  • From the section UK
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