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<div>Vernon Coaker MP, Labour's Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary, commenting on the 15th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, said:</div>

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</div> <div>"Today we all have an opportunity to reflect on the progress made since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, and to renew our commitment to working for peace and prosperity.</div> <div>
</div> <div>"The peace process in Northern Ireland was one of Labour's proudest achievements in government.</div> <div>
</div> <div>"The Good Friday Agreement showed that it is only by working together that we get things done. That is as true today, for the British and Irish governments and the Northern Ireland parties, as it was in 1998."</div> <div>
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