Speaking on ITV's Walden, Mr Adams placed the blame for the lack of progress since the mid-December Downing Street declaration on the Government for refusing to clarify its contents. 'If John Major refuses to give clarifications then it's impossible for us to give a definitive response,' he said. 'Unless the British government makes that small step forward then I think that government cannot say that it is interested in peace.'
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GERRY ADAMS, the Sinn Fein president, yesterday accused the British government of stalling, delaying and trying to evaporate the peace initiative in Northern Ireland.