24 Sep
Philippines close to landmark peace deal in rebel south | Reuters
By Manuel Mogato and Stuart Grudgings
The Philippine government and Muslim rebels are closing in on a peace deal after nearly 15 years of violence-interrupted talks, a potential landmark success for President Benigno Aquino that could pave the way for more investment in the country’s impoverished but resource-rich south.
Negotiators from both sides told Reuters that the major obstacles to a framework deal being signed this year appear to have been surmounted after a period of intense diplomacy.
FULL ARTICLE (Reuters)
Photo: moyerphotos/Flickr

Philippines close to landmark peace deal in rebel south | Reuters

By Manuel Mogato and Stuart Grudgings

The Philippine government and Muslim rebels are closing in on a peace deal after nearly 15 years of violence-interrupted talks, a potential landmark success for President Benigno Aquino that could pave the way for more investment in the country’s impoverished but resource-rich south.

Negotiators from both sides told Reuters that the major obstacles to a framework deal being signed this year appear to have been surmounted after a period of intense diplomacy.

FULL ARTICLE (Reuters)

Photo: moyerphotos/Flickr

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