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Philippines - Peace Panel Derailed

Updated On: Sep 04, 2008

Philippines President Gloria Arroyo announced that negotiations with the Muslim rebellion in South Philippines would be scrapped.

This decision jeopardises a five-year-old ceasefire agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and is a dramatic reversal of Arroyo's policy of negotiation with the MILF.

 

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Today, 4 Sept 2008, The Philippines scraps peace panel







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