Thursday, April 1, 1999 Published at 17:31 GMT 18:31 UK
The day in quotes
How the key players in the Northern Ireland peace process described the result of three-days of non-stop negotiations.
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair:
"One year on we can be proud to say it is clear that all of the parties are absolutely wedded to the Good Friday Agreement."
"There is no turning back on the road to peace."
Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern:
"There will inevitably be dangers and setbacks as always but we can now be sure that the spirit of democracy contained in the Good Friday Agreement will win out against all of the negative and destructive forces we have had to deal with over the years."
David Trimble, Northern Ireland First Minister and leader of the Ulster Unionist Party:
"Yesterday morning I didn't think we would get as far as we have done."
SDLP leader John Hume:
It will bring all our people together in a way in a way in which perhaps they have not been brought together before - and it will strengthen our peace process enormously."
Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams:
"However, the prize of a lasting peace demands that all of us continue to try."
General John de Chastelain, head of the International Commission on Decommissioning:
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