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Agencies | Updated:2017-06-13 22:29LONDON – Former British prime minister John Major said on Tuesday he was concerned about a planned deal between Prime Minister Theresa May and a mainly Protestant political party in Northern Ireland to shore up Mays minority government.Former British prime ministers John Major (L) and Tony Blair share a platform for the Remain campaign event at the University of Ulster in Londonderry, Northern Ireland June 9, 2016.   [Photo/Agencies]”I am concerned about the deal. I am wary about it. I am dubious about it,” Major told BBC radio.He said he was worried principally that the planned agreement could hurt the Northern Irish peace process in which the British government plays an impartial role.May was meeting the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, Arlene Foster, on Tuesday to discuss a deal for support in parliament, where Mays Conservatives lost their majority in last weeks election. PhotoBike-share companies ride into the British high streetBritish PM says she takes responsibility for election resultChinas helicopter unit joins peacekeeping mission in DarfurHalf of UK employers unprepared for immigration changes – think tankPeople visit Jerusalem International Book FairThe world in photos: June 5-11Most Viewed in 24 HoursWeekly PhotoThe world in photos: June 5-11NewsmakerWorlds longest pizza breaks Guinness Records in USNew UN appointment welcomedSpecialPresident Xi visits Kazakhstan, attends SCO summitPremier Li visits Germany, Belgium, attends the China-EU Leaders MeetingReporters JournalEducation should be lifelong, and so should the chance to dreamCleaning up water gets a boost from brand new methodChina-JapanPeople are key to peace: former Japan officialChina-USUS sees another side of ChinaChina-EuropeTwo pandas from China greeted in NetherlandsChina-AfricaSudanese, Chinese doctors reflect human face of medical professionBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELWATCHTHISSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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