Posted by: JWP | 10/19/2009

MILF warns on renewed hostilities if gov’t fails to sign peace agreement

By J.P YAP, JR. Mb.com

October 19, 2009, 4:36pm

Leaders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Davao Oriental warned of new hostilities in Mindanao if the Arroyo government does not sign a peace pact with their group before its term ends.

This developed after the MILF leaders made the call during consultations on the status of the peace process between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the MILF in Mati, Davao Oriental recently.

“The Bangsamoro people and the constituents of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Davao Oriental called on President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to forge a negotiated agreement with MILF, to leave a historic legacy of peace before her term ends next year or war will return to the troubled island of Mindanao,” the MILF said in a statement posted on its Web site. more

 

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