She added: “If the UK violates this international treaty and Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement, there will be absolutely no chance that a trade deal between the US and Britain will go through Congress. U.S. President Bill Clinton was a strong supporter of the peace process and the discussions were led by U.S. Senator George Mitchell. (L-R) Jonathan Powell, Monica McWilliams, Lord John Alderdice, Seamus Mallon, Lord David Trimble, Bertie Ahern, Sir Reg Empey, Senator George J. Mitchell, Paul Murphy and Gerry Adams pose for a photo of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, April 10, 2018 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Good Friday Agreement was signed that day 20 years ago. Northern Ireland`s current system of decentralised government is based on this agreement and was an important part of the peace process of the 1990s. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images) “So good that they did it in January, given what was going to happen next,” he added. Congratulations to @DUPleader, @moneillsf @SteveAikenUUP @naomi_long @columeastwood and their parties who have made the leap towards a return to power-sharing and the return of all Good Friday institutions. So good that they did it in January, given what was to come.
t.co/dMkvcn8XyW Traditionally, a series of events are held throughout the region to celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the agreement, but with strict social distancing rules in place due to the pandemic, some have simply used social media to celebrate the occasion. On 10 April 1998, the so-called Good Friday Agreement (or the Belfast Agreement) was signed. .