Political Headlines June 17, 2013: President Barack Obama’s Speech to Northern Ireland’s Youth ‘Fate of Peace Is Up to You’

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Obama Tells Northern Ireland’s Youth ‘Fate of Peace Is Up to You’

Source: ABC News Radio, 6-17-13

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After decades of violence, President Obama on Monday said peace in Northern Ireland serves as a “blueprint” for ending conflicts around the world, but cautioned “there’s still much work to do.”

“You set an example for those who seek a peace of their own,” the president told a gathering of young people at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall, shortly after arriving in Northern Ireland for the G8 Summit.  “You are their proof of what’s possible.  Hope is contagious.  And they are watching to see what you do next.” “The terms of peace may be negotiated by leaders, but the fate of peace is up to you,” he said….READ MORE

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