No new deadline for forming government in Northern Ireland

No new deadline for forming government in Northern Ireland

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There is Monday no new deadline for the formation of a new government in Northern Ireland announced, as was expected. An earlier deadline passed Thursday.

That says, the British minister for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire.

He says, however, that Large-Brittannïe may be going to interfere with the public expenditure of Northern Ireland, if the country is not quickly a government will form. Also want Big-Brittannïe possible new elections on the platform.

He considers that it is still possible that the two largest parties, the Democratic Unionist y (DUP) and Sinn Féin, itself a government. He calls that option “the most desirable”.

Since the beginning of this year are the parties at odds with each other because of a scandal involving misdirected subsidies for renewable energy.

In the aftermath of this conflict stepped the now deceased Sinn-Féin leader Martin McGuinness were there in march, new elections were held. Since then Northern Ireland in a political impasse because it fails to form a coalition.

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