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First official visit to New York by Theresa Villiers MP

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The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland , Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP has highlighted the vital role that the United States of America has played in supporting the Northern Ireland peace process. On her first official visit to New York she made introductory calls on key figures in Irish America who have retained a keen interest in Northern Ireland matters.