Their exclusion from BTA was a grievous mistake," said Marcos, adding, "We made this amendment in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) because the Philippine government and MILF
peace negotiators did not consult with all Filipino-Muslim stakeholders in the south before they finalised their political settlement.
The decommissioning of the MILF
is part of the Annex on Normalization of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), Coronel-Ferrer underscored.
local time Friday, the MILF
elements suddenly opened fired on the soldiers with no apparent reasons, killing a soldier and wounding two others on the spot.
Abdulbaki Abubakar, in his capacity as secretary-general for foreign relations will represent the MNLF while Mohagher Iqbal, MILF
chief peace negotiator and the chair of its information committee, will represent the MILF
ground commander said half of MILF
's forces want to hold on to their firearms on the chance that the peace deal will eventually fail, in the same way that the 1996 agreement between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the government was left unimplemented.
In a text message from Kuala Lumpur, MILF
panel chair Mohagher Iqbal said the MILF
is happy with the agreement.
But the San Francisco company's stunt - which also gives customers a free temporary MILF
tattoo with each order - has backfired.
Start the week with legendary MILF
porn star Nina Hartley, returning to Naughty America in her first fantasy scene in over a year.
Negotiations between Philippines and MILF
resumed early 2009, after a stop
Talks started among the government of the Philippines, the biggest separatist Muslim organization MILF
, and International Contact Group on December 8.
Last week, MILF
fighters went on a rampage, burning homes and killing residents in two towns after the Supreme Court halted a scheduled signing of a peace deal with the government following opposition from Roman Catholic politicians.
The handing over of the weapons and registration of the "decommissioned" MILF
fighters signal the start of the decommissioning process.