Theresa Villiers and Charlie Flanagan
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Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers welcomes deal

Theresa Villiers has called it a "good day" as "a genuine step forward" was taken at cross-party talks in Northern Ireland.

The Northern Ireland secretary said the draft agreement had been "positively received".

She also thanked the Irish government, represented by Foreign Affairs minister Charlie Flanagan, for its role in brokering an agreement.

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