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Philippine Government, Communist Rebels Sign Ceasefire Deal

Philippine Government, Communist Rebels Sign Ceasefire Deal
Fri Aug 26, 2016 14:37:04

The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies.

“This is a historic and unprecedented event ... (but) there is still a lot of work to be done ahead,” President Rodrigo Duterte’s peace adviser Jesus Dureza said during the signing ceremony in Norway, which is mediating the talks; AFP reported.

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