Justice Minister David Ford said he the British Government has responsibilities under the European Convention
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

David Ford backs call for government to fund Troubles killings inquiries

Justice Minister David Ford has backed a call for the government to pay for investigations of killings by soldiers and police during the Troubles.

Mr Ford said he believed the government had a moral and financial obligation to play its part in dealing with the past.

BBC News NI's Conor Macauley reports.

Go to next video: UK 'must pay for Troubles probes'