President Clinton, former Prime Minister John Major and the people of Belfast are responding to the agreement reached in Northern Ireland. It was ratified by referendum in May 1998. The agreement created a power-sharing assembly to govern Northern Ireland through the inter-municipal agreement. “We welcome the provisions of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the Northern Ireland Protocol, which have helped protect the achievements of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement.” Fireworks launched at Lanark way @bbcnewsline @BBCNewsNI pic.twitter.com/50I2WxYNaT now use the water cannon at the top of Springfield Road, at the intersection. Young people throw fireworks at Land Rover. Hundreds of people gathered @BBCNewsNI pic.twitter.com/3NwXsopASE Robin Oakley looks at the key steps that led to the peace deal in Northern Ireland.