- Written by AFP
- Sunday, 08 July 2012
The comments came as thousands attended a Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) gathering at their camp in the troubled southern island of Mindanao, including heavily armed fighters and government peace negotiators.
MILF chairman Murad Ebrahim said despite the slow pace of talks his group remained committed to the negotiations.
“It is sad... that even though the MILF has drastically scaled down its position, negotiations with the government are moving at a snail’s pace,” Murad told his supporters. “The Philippine government is not too inclined to solve the armed conflict but (wants) to manage the armed conflict to a level where it can... rule the (Muslim people) and exploit the resources of (their) homeland.”.... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune