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AUDIO: GRP-NDFP peace talks closing ceremony speeches

LISTEN to the following speeches at the closing ceremony of the first round of formal peace negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in Oslo, Norway last August 27, 2016.

Royal Norwegian Government's Minister of Foreign Affairs Borge Brende.

Royal Norwegian Government’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Borge Brende. (Photo by Paloma Polo)

Royal Norwegian Government's Special Envoy to the Philippine Peace Process Elisabeth Slattum. (Photo by Paloma Polo)

Royal Norwegian Government’s Special Envoy to the Philippine Peace Process Elisabeth Slattum. (Photo by Paloma Polo)

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza. (Photo by Jon Bustamante)

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza. (Photo by Jon Bustamante)

Prof. Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.

Prof. Jose Maria Sison, chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. (Photo by Jon Bustamante)

Secretary Silvestre Bello III at the closing ceremony of the first rounds of formal talks between the GRP and the NDFP. (Photo by Jon Bustamante)

Secretary Silvestre Bello III at the closing ceremony of the first rounds of formal talks between the GRP and the NDFP. (Photo by Jon Bustamante)

NDFP Neogitating Panel chairperson Luis Jalandoni at the Closing Ceremony of the first round of formal talks with the GRP.

NDFP Neogitating Panel chairperson Luis Jalandoni at the Closing Ceremony of the first round of formal talks with the GRP. (Photo by Jon Bustamante)

GRP and NDGP chief negotiations Bello and Jalandoni after exchange of signed copies of their Joint Statement.

GRP and NDGP chief negotiations Bello and Jalandoni after exchange of signed copies of their Joint Statement. (Photo by Jola Diones-Mamangun)

(Photos by Jola Diones-Mamangun, Paloma Polo and Jon Bustamante.  Recording by Eric Tandoc and Hiyasmin Saturay.  Editing by Raymund B. Villanueva)