NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands
April 2, 2017
Chief negotiators Silvestre Bello III and Fidel Agcaoili addressed representatives of migrant groups here in The Netherlands to announce the delay in the opening of the GRP-NDFP formal talks.
GRP’s Bello said their panel received new instructions from President Rodrigo Duterte which they have to discuss with the NDFP.
The migrants, majority of whom are Migrante International members, were invited to witness the opening ceremony.
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands–Prof. Jose Ma. Sison and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines International Office celebrated the 48th founding anniversary of the New People’s Army in this city last Friday with a program and film showing.
Featuring speeches and recent videos of NPA military parades, the event was Sison’s first public appearance after being discharged from the hospital due to pulmonary health problems.
Appearing rested and ready to participate the fourth round of formal peace negotiations with the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, Joma talked about the film “A Guerilla is Like a Poet” which narrated how he and a handful of comrades founded the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army nearly five decades ago.
Here are some of the photos of the event attended by hundreds of Filipinos in The Netherlands and select NDFP delegates to the formal peace talks scheduled to begin today in Noordwick. (Photos by Jola Mamangun)
NATIONAL Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Chief Political Consultant Prof. Jose Maria Sison lauded Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to continue with the stalled formal peace negotiations.
Still recovering from a recent illness, Sison said he “express(es) deep appreciation to President Rodrigo Duterte for deciding to continue the peace negotiations and enabling the GRP to proceed with the scheduled 4th round of formal talks in April.” Read more
Manobo woman leader Bae Joselyn Agdahan of Quezon, Bukidnon calls for the resumption of formal peace negotiations between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
She said there must be peace in their land as GRP troops continue to encroach into their communities, killing many of their tribes people.