G8 Summit Underway In Northern Ireland
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — As the G-8 summit gets underway in Northern Ireland, leaders of eight of the world’s wealthiest nations are looking for progress on lowering trans-Atlantic trade barriers.
They’re also hoping to push the warring factions in Syria toward the negotiating table. Ahead of the official welcome gathering, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have been appealing to their colleagues to take inspiration from Northern Ireland’s efforts to reconcile British Protestants and Irish Catholics.
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