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Friday, September 19, 2008

Obama Promises to Appoint U.S. Envoy to Northern Ireland

"Senator Obama has long said that, if elected president, he intends to invest the full weight of his office in the vital Irish peace process.

"After consultations with the members of his senior panel of advisers on Irish issues and informal soundings with British and Irish officials, Senator Obama has said that if he becomes president, he will appoint a senior envoy to Ireland who will build on the groundbreaking achievements of the Clinton Administration and help bring the historic process to final fruition."

Issued by the Obama Campaign on September 18, 2008.

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