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No peace talks yet with reds

THE resumption of peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels will not proceed on June 28 as the Duterte administration wants to hold more consultations with the public.Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza made the announcement yesterday, pointing out it is important to get the support of the people in….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJun 14th, 2018

No more third-party facilitator in peace talks with Reds – Palace

Published: 12:53 p.m., June 18, 2018 | Updated: 10:13 p.m., June 18, 2018 Malacaang no longer sees the need to have a third-party facilitator in the peace talks between the government and communist rebels. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made this statement as he confirmed that President Rorigo Duterte wanted the peace talks to be held in the Philippines instead of Norway, the third-party facilitator between the peace negotiations government and communists. "Hindi naman po kinakailangan pa na mangibang-bayan para makipag-usap para sa kapayapaan lamang dahil tayo naman pong lahat ay Pilipino," Roque said in a Palace briefing on Monday. Asked who would facilitate the pe...Keep on reading: No more third-party facilitator in peace talks with Reds – Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 0 min. ago

Dureza: Norway still third-party facilitator in peace talks with Reds

Norway remains the third-party facilitator in the peace talks between the Philippine government and the communist rebels, Peace Secretary Jesus Dureza said on Monday night. Dureza issued the statetement hours after presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing that Malacaang no longer saw the need to have a third-party facilitator in the resumption of peace talks. "The media report saying Norway is being removed or is no longer a 'facilitator' in the peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the communist rebels is a total fabrication," Dureza said in statement. "It is an example of irresponsible journalism." But it was Roque who told reporte...Keep on reading: Dureza: Norway still third-party facilitator in peace talks with Reds.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 0 min. ago

Communists hit over accord copy release

MALACAÑANG yesterday slammed the Reds for their unilateral decision to release to the public the copy of the agreement on ending hostilities in preparation for the resumption of formal peace negotiations. The resumption of formal talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) was slated….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Let’s talk here, Du30 tells Reds

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte insists the peace talks with the Reds should be held here in the Philippines and not in a neutral country, even as Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison warned this could result in the end to the negotiations. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News8 hr. 0 min. ago

Palace wants peace talks with Reds held in Philippines

The Philippine government wants to hold the next round of peace talks in the country instead of abroad, the Palace reiterated on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Dureza defends move to reset talks with Reds

The “resetting” of the peace talks with the communist rebels was intended to protect what the government peace panel and the National Democratic Front (NDF) have gained during its back channel talks, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

Reds bare joint stand-down agreement with gov’t

DAVAO CITY --- To set the record straight, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) made public on Saturday the joint stand-down agreement thatit signed with the government as proof that the peace panels were serious in resuming the talks. The two-page document was signed by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, who heads the government peace panel, and members Hernani Braganza and Angela Librado-Trinidad. From the other side of table, the agreement was signed by NDF chief negotiator Fidel Agcaoili and panel members Julieta de Lima and Asterio Palima. The Agreement on a Stand-Down for the Resumption of the Formal Peace Talks was inked by the two parties at the ...Keep on reading: Reds bare joint stand-down agreement with gov’t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

AFP supports move to push back resumption of talks with Reds

The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Friday expressed support for the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to postpone the formal resumption of peace negotiations with the communist rebels, to allow more public consultations .   Source link link: AFP supports move to push back resumption of talks with Reds.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Dureza eyes Reds taking part in gov’t consultations on peace talks

Presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza on Friday raised the possibility of inviting representatives from the communist movement to speak in public consultations being prepared by the government in connection with peace process. Source link link: Dureza eyes Reds taking part in gov’t consultations on peace talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

June 28 peace talks with Reds cancelled

The resumption of peace talks between the government and communist rebels originally set for this month has been cancelled......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Talks with Reds won’t push through as announced — Dureza

The supposed resumption of the peace negotiations between the government and the communist rebels will not push through, the presidential adviser on the peace process said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

No peace talks yet with reds

THE resumption of peace negotiations between the government and communist rebels will not proceed on June 28 as the Duterte administration wants to hold more consultations with the public.Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza made the announcement yesterday, pointing out it is important to get the support of the people in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Discordant notes

The announcement of President Rodrigo Duterte and National Democratic Front chairman Jose Ma. Sison that the peace talks between the government and the communist rebels would start by July is a welcome development. That’s a 180-degree turn from about eight months ago when Duterte scuttled the peace talks with the Reds accusing them of bad […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Reds abduct soldier, CAFGU amid peace talks

‘…this act exemplifies the NPA as the true peace spoilers’ Amid talks of the resumption of formal peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), communist New People’s Army (NPA) abducted on Sunday an Army soldier and a militiaman in Davao Oriental province, the military said yesterday. Capt. Victor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Lorenzana thinks Reds insincere

SISON INSISTS ON ‘NEUTRAL’ VENUE The communist movement may just take advantage of the proposed resumption of peace talks with the government to recruit more rebels and retake barangays it had lost to the military, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said late Thursday. Lorenzana issued the warning after President Duterte said that the government may restart […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Duterte: Peace talks with Reds may resume in July

After giving a two-month ultimatum to return to the negotiating table, President Duterte revealed Thursday that formal peace negotiations between the government and the communist rebels may resume in July......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2018

Duterte: Peace talks with Reds may resume in July

Formal peace negotiations between the government and the communist rebels may resume in July, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday night. Source link link: Duterte: Peace talks with Reds may resume in July.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Talks, informal back channel with Reds on, OPAPP chief confirms

DAVAO CITY – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) confirmed that talks with the informal........»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Gov’t, Reds OK interim peace pact

DAVAO CITY---The peace process between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is now making progress as back channel talks had started, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said on Tuesday. "Our team is now in Europe and we are informed that there are initial positive results so far," he said in a statement. Dureza said he and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, who chairs the government peace panel, had already briefed President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday to inform him that efforts to resume peace negotiations with the rebels, through the NDFP, are ongoing. "We are doing our best to meet the deadline set by the President...Keep on reading: Gov’t, Reds OK interim peace pact.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Government holds backchannel talks with Reds

To enable the peace talks with communist rebels to begin at the soonest time possible, the government peace panel is holding back-channel negotiations with the National Demo-cratic Front (NDF)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018