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GRP, Reds mull ceasefire By Fernan J. Angeles and Mario J. Mallari 06/19/2012

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

GRP, Reds mull ceasefire

By Fernan J. Angeles and Mario J. Mallari 06/19/2012

Although the peace talks with the communists has ended up the way other peace talks did in the past, Malacaang remained optimistic about coming up with a common denominator with the National Democratic Front to whom the government now makes an offer for a halt in hostilities.

In a press briefing in Malacaang, presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said it was proof of the Aquino administrations sincerity that it has made the first move of an offer of a ceasefire with the communist insurgents.

Lacierda said the government hopes the NDF would reconsider the suggestion of the Philippine government peace negotiating panel, which the Palace saw as a good starting point for both panels to regain composure after a 16-month lay-off resulting from a deadlock over an issue as neither party wanted to give in..... MORE

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