US Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Ireland in support of the Good Friday Agreement 1 month ago

US Vice President Mike Pence will travel to Ireland in support of the Good Friday Agreement

The US are committed "to maintaining peace, prosperity, and stability in Ireland by upholding the Good Friday Agreement."

US Vice president Mike Pence will travel to Ireland on Friday, 6 September.

The visit is part of a tour around Europe, which includes meetings in Iceland and the United Kingdom,.

Pence's visit is at the invitation of Leo Varadkar and the Vice President of the United States is expected to "voice the United States’ commitment to maintaining peace, prosperity, and stability in Ireland by upholding the Good Friday Agreement, expanding bilateral trade and investment, and strengthening the economic relationship between our two countries."

Earlier this week, the Democratic speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, warned that any trade deal between the United States and the UK had "no chance" of being approved if it jeopardises the Good Friday Agreement.