“We must see serious engagement from all parties on all the issues under consideration. That must mean a comprehensive agreement dealing with all the issues and not a partial or piecemeal approach.
“These talks will only succeed if political leadership is shown from all sides. The consequences of failure will be drastic for Northern Ireland.
“We have had positive meetings with both Governments on a mechanism to deal with the legacy of the past. Both had a role in the past and there is a moral and financial responsibility on them to be involved.”