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Noel Sales Barcelona
CBCP News

MANILA, September 17, 2008-Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP) has expressed willingness to help in facilitating the resumption of the pending peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) but said it cannot serve as mediator.

MANILA — The peace talks between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) has been postponed.

In a letter dated June 2 addressed to GPH peace panel chairman Alexander Padilla, NDFP panel chairman Luis Jalandoni proposed the postponement of talks scheduled this month until such time that the NDFP consultants and other individuals protected by the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (Jasig) are released.

Kodao Productions and Bulatlat.com, independent and alternative online news organizations, have full multimedia coverage of the recent round of GPH-NDFP peace negotiations in Oslo, Norway. Read more about it at their websites kodao.org/peacetalks and Bulatlat.com.