Details of when the UDA will finish the decommissioning it has started remained a closely guarded secret and the UPRG
representatives would not be drawn on it, although a UDA statement read: "This process will be completed within the previously notified timescale."
At the time, a UPRG
spokesman denied the UDA was involved.
To let its political associates in the UPRG
come forward with several proposals on the future of the UDA when the level of threat to the unionist and Protestant community had been eliminated.
PSNI commanders are understood to be in high-level talks with the Order as well as figures within the PUP and UPRG
is the alleged thinking wing of the UDA, formed to give it voice after the UDP stood down because no one voted for it.
The Belfast chief laughed off a suggestion that the organisation was furious with UPRG
frontman Sammy Duddy saying: "Rumours that Sam is going to be taken out are news to us.
The West Belfast UPRG
, which hadc been part of the combined unionist front to press for the Ligoniel lodges to be allowed to march, said it was not surprised at the decision.
Dr Martin McAleese first invited members of the UPRG
to talks shortly after it announced a 12 month ceasefire last February in the wake of John Gregg's murder.
The latest refusal to allow the parade comes after DUP First Minister Peter Robinson, the PUP and UPRG
met the Parades Commission on Tuesday.
The Daily Mirror reported yesterday how the West Belfast, North Antrim and Derry UPRG
said they "will not bolster a regime that has no membership support" in a reference to North Belfast.
Bertie will fly in from top level talks at the World Economic Forum to meet with the UPRG
in a move being seen as highly significant, given the importance of the global summit in Switzerland.
In a statement issued to the media the West Belfast, North Antrim and Derry UPRG
said they "will not bolster a regime that has no membership support" in a direct challenge to North Belfast chief John Bunting.