Sunday, January 6, 2013

Belfast: Loyalist Call For Peaceful Protest

Leading loyalists have held talks with Northern Ireland's chief constable Matt Baggott, as fresh disturbances erupted in Belfast.

In a statement after the meeting, Billy Hutchinson - who leads the Progressive Unionist Party, the political wing of the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force - welcomed attempts by church leaders to ease tensions and called for all protests to be peaceful.