UK leader exits Belfast peace talks after offering extra money; Sinn Fein slams offer

December 12, 2014 10:45 AM

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – British Prime Minister David Cameron has left Northern Ireland peace talks after making a conditional offer of extra money for the region's Catholic-Protestant government, but local leaders dismissed his pledge as bogus.

Friday's early exit by Cameron from the talks dashed hopes of reaching a wider agreement to sustain power-sharing, the central achievement of Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord.

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