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Peace talks resume between Reds, gov't

Tizian Fabi, AFP

Posted at Jan 20 2017 09:26 AM | Updated as of Jan 20 2017 10:53 AM

Peace talks resume between Reds, gov't

Communist Party of the Philippines fouder Jose Maria Sison (right) shakes hand with  Philippine Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza during the opening ceremony of the formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front in Rome on Thursday. The Philippines expressed hope of securing a permanent ceasefire deal with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, as peace talks resumed in Italy.