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ILPS condemns US, UK and France for missile attack against Syria

Such an unlawful act by these states against another sovereign state constitutes the crime of aggression– considered as the supreme international crime and the worst kind of terrorism against the aggrieved state and people. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all states to respect the UN Charter after the three aggressor states launched their missile attack even without the approval of the UNSC and warned against escalating the situation in Syria. […]

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Comment of Prof. Jose Maria Sison, NDFP Chief Political Consultant, on the question of preconditions:

The GRP and NDFP as negotiating parties must comply with agreements already signed and approved by them, such as The Hague Joint Declaration, JASIG, Joint Agreement on the Reciprocal Working Committees, CARHRIHL and others. In resuming the peace negotiations, these agreements must be reaffirmed and followed. Obstacles and hindrances to the peace negotiations must be done way with […]

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DND Sec Lorenzana persists in spoiling Philippine peace process and exposes his pro-imperialist and reactionary mentality

As a rabid reactionary, Lorenzana obscures and denies the fact that the cause of underdevelopment and mass poverty in the Philippines is US and other foreign monopoly powers which take out superprofits from the country and the conniving local reactionary classes of big compradors, landlords and corrupt high officials of the reactionary government […]

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ILPS welcomes and applauds positive steps to ease tensions in Korean peninsula and to promote peaceful reunification

While official accounts and statements about President Kim’s visit to China do not provide details of the official’s exchanges and agreements, the issue of peace in the Korean Peninsula was surely high on the agenda. The visit which lasted from March 25 to 28 was the first foreign trip by President Kim Jong-un since he assumed leadership of the DPRK in 2011 […]


Solidarity message to the first international rural youth assembly

I congratulate the Youth for Food Sovereignty for organizing this First International Rural Youth Assembly to highlight the struggles of the rural youth in semi-colonial and semi-feudal countries in their particular situation as rural youth and the close link of their struggles with the over-all struggle of their people for national freedom and democracy. In the semi-colonial and semi-feudal countries of Asia, Latin America and Africa, the rural youth comprise the majority of the rural labor force and a big part of the country’s population. […]