Unionists reject Haass’s proposal for a new Northern Ireland flag

A demonstration was held at Belfast City Hall on the anniversary of a council decision to limit the flying of the Union flag.

A demonstration was held at Belfast City Hall on the anniversary of a council decision to limit the flying of the Union flag.

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Unionists have unanimously rejected proposals by former US diplomat Richard Haass about creating a new flag for Northern Ireland.

Dr Haass, who is chairing talks on Northern Ireland’s past, has asked the five main Stormont parties for their views on a potential new Northern Ireland flag.

The issue is one of 10 issues raised in a letter to the parties’ negotiators.

 

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