Main points of communique

 

. Consultations with Northern parties to begin next Monday to agree elective process, format for all party negotiations and possible referendums North and South.

. If no party agreement, Mr Major will bring forward legislation for a broadly acceptable election.

. This election will lead immediately and without further preconditions to the all party negotiations fixed for June 10th.

. Renewal of ministerial contact with Sinn Fein and Sinn Fein participation in negotiations requires restoration of ceasefire.

. Mitchell principles and proposals on decommissioning will be first item on agenda for negotiations.