Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are 'very positive'

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The Irish government statement said there was agreement on the importance of a functioning executive in the context of the Brexit negotiations due to start next week.

An agreement is dependent on them settling the differences that brought down power-sharing in January.

"And we told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday Agreement and we itemised those matters in which she was dilatory or in default in relation to that agreement".

They will discuss attempts to restore power-sharing at Stormont. "Our concern is that the British government will behave in a way that is even more openly partisan in favour of the unionist position than in the past".

Adams' claim comes after former Conservative Prime Minister John Major voiced his serious reservations about a deal between the Tories and the DUP to prop up the Conservative government.

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Arlene Foster's leadership of the Democratic Unionists remains a stumbling block that could scupper crunch talks to end a powersharing stalemate in Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein has warned.

May does not necessarily need a firm deal from the DUP before opening parliament and might hope that she would receive the necessary backing anyway.

He claimed such a deal could endanger the peace process.

Over-confident as a result of the polls which showed her Conservative Party leading Labour by 20 points, she believed she would easily win the election by a majority of up to 80 seats and thus have a stronger mandate to negotiate the terms of Brexit.

There are, in Ireland, "hard men still there, lurking in the corners of communities, deciding if they wish to return to some sort of violence".

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His anger was evident in his criticism of his party for having not focused more on the economy, which has performed more strongly than predicted in the year since Britons voted by a narrow majority to leave the European Union.

Talks between the parties to form a government, mediated by Mrs May's administration, were suspended when she called her snap general election in April. The eighth constituency, North Belfast, involved a close-run campaign between Sinn Féin and the DUP.

The institutions collapsed amid a bitter row between the DUP and Sinn Fein about a botched green energy scheme. "It is really for Sinn Fein to decide where they want those powers to lie".

Ms O'Neill said: "We made very clear the the Prime Minister that any deal between herself and the DUP can not undermine the Good Friday Agreement, it can not undermine the joint nature of the office".

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