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Minister Martin Welcomes Announcement on Release of Bloody Sunday Report

Speaking from China where he is on an official trip to strengthen official and trade links, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin T.D., welcomed the announcement that the Saville Inquiry Report into the events of Bloody Sunday is to be published on 15 June.

Minister Martin said:

"The families of those killed and injured on Bloody Sunday have waited for a very long time for today's news.  They have put their trust in Lord Saville's promise to deal 'fairly, accurately and thoroughly with the issues'. Soon they will receive Lord Saville's report. I would like to reiterate the Government's continuing solidarity with the families and pay tribute to them for their dedicated commitment to the memory of their loved ones killed and injured that day."