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Joma: Series of deal breakers from Duterte side

During the stretch between March and June this year, four backchannel talks were held in Utrecht, The Netherlands to pave way for the signing of a peace accord between the government of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). […]

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Peace talks still a go

The government and the communist-led National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have declared agreement to continue peace negotiations, but only after a three-month lull in back-channel talks. […]

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Joma: NDFP won’t join government public consultation on peace talks

“Why should we go into consultations with the Filipino people with the GRP arranging, controlling them and inviting the NDFP to them?” Sison said in response to a statement made by government negotiator Hernani Braganza that the NDFP is considering their invitation to join the public consultations.
He added, “In the first place, NDFP is intimately linked with the Filipino people, especially the oppressed and exploited people.” […]