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Island makes a success of 23rd Summit of the British-Irish Council

Fri, 28 Nov 2014

The British-Irish Council Summit press conference at the Villa Marina in Douglas today.
The British-Irish Council Summit press conference at the Villa Marina in Douglas today.

The 23rd British-Irish Council Summit took place on the Isle of Man today.

For the third time in history, government played host to leaders and ministers from the UK and Irish governments, devolved administrators of the Scottish and Welsh Governments, the Northern Ireland Executive and the governments of Jersey and Guernsey.

Delegates gathered to discuss the economic state of member administrations and the importance of digital inclusion at the Villa Marina in Douglas.

Established under the terms of the Good Friday peace agreement, the BIC is aimed at developing positive links between members.

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon explained what larger nations have to learn from the Island:

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