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On-again off-again peace talks on-again

MANILA (UCAN): The on-again off-again peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of The Philippines are now on-again, despite a pledge from the president, Rodrigo Duterte, one month ago to abandon them, because he had lost interest.

However, as an official in the Chinese Foreign Affairs Bureau noted about the president of the United States of America, it really does not matter what the president says, just listen to the public service.

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Duterte declares peace talks dead in water

MANILA (SE): The much vaunted peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Communist Party are now officially dead in the water.

A signature policy of the president, Rodrigo Duterte, peace talks began with much enthusiasm in Oslo, Norway, last August, but soured significantly before a second round that was held in the same city and finally went nowhere at a meeting in Rome at the end of January.

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Peace is process not agreement

CAGAYAN DE ORO (SE): The long stalled peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Communist Party of The Philippines got off the ground in Oslo, Norway, on August 22 last year in a flurry of excitement, which soured as quickly as it was generated by October 8 in their second round.

Nevertheless, the Ecumenical Peace Platform has called on both parties not to give up, but to look at peace-making as a process rather than a negotiation.

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