Joe Biden visits Northern Ireland to praise Good Friday Agreement | USA TODAY

President Joe Biden began his four day trip in Northern Ireland to mark the Good Friday Agreement. His travel will continue in Ireland and the U.K.

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In a 22-minute speech, Biden celebrated a Belfast "transformed by peace" that he said is "alive with commerce, art and, I'd argue, inspiration."

It's a drastically different picture than the violence and barricades that dominated the city for three decades before the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

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