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Villiers welcomes Civil Society Network to Stormont House

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers updates on talks and welcomes support

Speaking after the meeting, the Secretary of State said:

Support from the Civil Society Network for the political discussions at Stormont House is welcome and follows similar meetings I have had with church leaders, business representatives and the Victims Commissioner.

I briefed members of the network on progress in the talks, although there are still difficult issues to resolve.